Burness Paull

Construction Department

Scotland
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What the team is known for Strong contentious and non-contentious construction offering with a client base consisting of well-known contractors, local authorities, investors and other industry professionals. Advises on high-profile development projects and procurement matters as well as complex disputes. Regularly assists with construction aspects of healthcare, leisure, education, ports and harbours as well as residential developments.

Strengths Clients say: "The strength in depth of their legal team, along with their ability to access subject matter experts throughout the firm, demonstrates a clear teamwork approach which leads to consistently high standards of advice and service."

Work highlights Assisted Port of Cromarty Firth with contractual support pertaining to its £31 million berth and laydown development project.

Notable practitioners


Fenella Mason
focuses her practice on contentious construction mandates, representing clients in litigation and arbitration as well as lengthy adjudications.

According to sources,
Gavin Paton
is "highly respected and known in the market." He acts on a range of projects including housing and mixed-use commercial development.