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1 ranked lawyersBand 3YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Provides both contentious and non-contentious construction advice to a diverse client base, from local authorities to large multinationals. Particular strength handling disputes arising from construction projects in the energy and healthcare sectors, as well as residential developments. Possesses noteworthy experience handling projects with international elements.

Strengths

One client says: "The team is highly adaptable and willing to move or share colleagues among cases to ensure that relevant experience is applied when and where needed. They will assign appropriate support to specific tasks to ensure the best outcome at all stages of the disputes process."

Notable practitioners

Fraser Askham focuses his practice on representing local authorities, developers and contractors in contentious construction matters. He regularly assists clients with arbitrations and court proceedings concerning residential, commercial and mixed-use developments.
"A very knowledgeable construction specialist who is excellent and very switched-on." "Fraser is very user-friendly and commercial in his approach to matters." "On challenging and complex cases he tries to achieve positive dialogue between parties to move cases towards a mutually agreeable outcome."

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Construction


Fraser Askham
Band 3