Eversheds Sutherland

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Respected non-contentious practice, regularly active on big-ticket construction projects in the energy, utilities, transportation and infrastructure sectors, among others. Advises clients on complex contractual matters, including with regard to cross-border undertakings in the energy industry. Adroitly handles legal issues associated with major city centre developments. Represents an impressive range of clients from both the public and private sectors.

Strengths One source says: "They go the extra mile for clients and provide added value."

Work highlights Advised Coventry City Council on the £129 million development of the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre in Coventry.

Notable practitioners

David Jones advises on a range of non-contentious construction matters, including the negotiation of framework agreements and other contracts. He has particularly strong knowledge of utilities and infrastructure projects.
"David has a deep understanding of our business and complete commitment to delivering great service." "An outstanding practitioner."

Peter Scurlock is highly esteemed for his expertise in non-contentious construction matters including contracts and procurement strategy. He has particular experience advising clients in relation to nuclear and renewable energy matters.
"Peter has loads of experience, is very reliable and turns things around very quickly. He picks up on all of the detail in a matter and is hard-working and knowledgeable."