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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

A client remarks: "The team has a real breadth of experience and a great strength in depth."

Work highlights

Represented Austrian contractor BUG AluTechnic in three separate TCC disputes concerning the design, manufacture, supply and installation of materials to the Beetham Tower in Manchester.

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.
"Fraser is experienced, very diligent and really tries to get to know the client, their business and the challenges they face." "His real strength is managing his team effectively - he has true organisational skills." "He is very good and has a very strong practice."

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Fraser Askham
Band 3