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3 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded firm representing clients across the construction sector. Adept at providing developers, contractors and funders with advice on commercial development and redevelopment projects. Also well placed to assist local authorities with development projects. Particular strength handling disputes arising from construction and engineering projects including those in the energy sector. Additional strength in the infrastructure, private development and utilities spaces, both in the domestic market and abroad.

Strengths

Sources say the practice "invests time in building the relationship with the client and understanding the business and its challenges."

Interviewees also report: "They have an extensive team of impressive practitioners."

Work highlights

Assisted Nuveen Real Estate with contractual elements and potential construction issues pertaining to a £1 billion retail redevelopment project.

Notable practitioners

Christine Worthington handles a plethora of construction mandates, including assisting with construction contracts and procurement of development projects.

Mark Kirke has a broad practice that covers both contentious and non-contentious construction. Clients report: "His powerful intellect allows him to cut through confusion and complexity and get right to the heart of the matter," adding that his "skills, knowledge and eminence in dispute resolution are invaluable."

Shona Frame offers significant experience acting for local authorities and project companies on contentious construction mandates. She frequently handles disputes pertaining to infrastructure and PFI projects.

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Construction


Christine Worthington
Band 3
Mark Kirke
Band 2
Shona Frame
Band 1