Eversheds Sutherland

Construction Department

North West
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What the team is known for Respected construction team offering clients comprehensive legal advice on both contentious and non-contentious matters, most notably in the energy, utilities and infrastructure sectors. Notable focus acting on the employer side, representing a host of utility providers, public bodies and transport companies. Particularly adept at advising on significant rail and power projects. Able to draw upon international resources to advise on disputes and transactions with cross-jurisdictional elements.

Work highlights Acted for Irish contractor Sisk in relation to a dispute concerning the construction of an energy-from-waste power plant in the UK, which was the subject of multiple adjudications, Technology and Construction Court proceedings and an application to the Court of Appeal.

Notable practitioners


Gregory Buckley
is experienced at advising clients from a range of sectors on risk management and various types of disputes. Market commentators note his expertise in advising local authorities on dispute resolution.


Simon Chamberlain
advises a range of clients, including local authorities, leading universities and hospitals, on both contentious and transactional construction matters. He is head of the firm's construction and engineering team in the North.