Eversheds Sutherland

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Advises construction companies, developers and government bodies on construction projects. Also assists a number of blue-chip multinationals with investment into Ireland, particularly from the USA. Able to act on cross-border mandates thanks to the firm's strong international network. Handles a range of construction law litigation and mediation proceedings, including negligence and contractual issues. Also advises on commercial agreements and contract negotiations. Experienced in PPP and redevelopment work.

Strengths Clients enjoy the full-service approach of the firm, praising its "depth of resources across all the relevant departments, and the good interaction and knowledge transfer between the different departments."

Another source similarly highlights the depth of the team's offering: "They never seem to struggle for resources and manage any case to the agreed schedule and timelines."

Notable practitioners

Dermot McEvoy receives numerous plaudits, with one client saying: "He has great knowledge and can give great commercial advice." He represents clients in commercial and breach-of-contract disputes in the construction sector, including mediation proceedings.