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London (Firms) Construction
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Provided by Slaughter and May

Our construction team advises sponsors and contractors on all procurement, construction and operation aspects of real estate developments, infrastructure assets, energy projects and public-private partnerships. We are known for advising on high profile, complex and technically challenging projects.

We provide both contentious and non-contentious advice on projects in the United Kingdom and around the world. Our team is well recognised for providing industry leading advice on the most sophisticated projects. Our practice includes advising on:

construction procurement (including traditional, design and build, construction management and management contracting methods)
bid evaluations, ITTs and tender returns, public procurement procedures and state aid rules
the full range of construction and engineering contracts including JCT, NEC, FIDIC, ICE and bespoke EPC and EPCM contracts
concession agreements (including project agreements for PFI projects) and construction delivery/construction management agreements
professional appointments, operation and maintenance agreements and technical services agreements
all aspects of project finance, bridging finance and equity contribution agreements
Having acted on each of the last three major stadia projects in the United Kingdom, we have developed market-leading expertise advising on major sporting facilities and associated infrastructure.

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Construction: Non-contentious - London (Firms)
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What the team is known for

Slaughter and May demonstrates impressive experience representing purchaser-side clients in high-value construction and engineering projects, assisting predominantly with procurement strategy and contract negotiation. The team frequently advises clients in the property, energy and retail sectors. Its lawyers are also well equipped to advise on large stadium projects.

Work Highlights

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  • Slaughter and May advised Everton Football Club on the construction of its new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock and the related Goodison Park redevelopment.

Notable Practitioners

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Tom Inker
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Tom Inker
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Tom Inker assists developers with procurement and contractual aspects of various developments, including transport infrastructure, hotels, offices and retail spaces. He has a particularly strong reputation for his work advising on the construction of sports stadiums.

"Tom's level of service, speed, enthusiasm and knowledge has been of the highest standard."

"He's measured, smart and can speak in very plain language."

"Tom's key strength is his very strong legal knowledge and experience, combined with his commercial acumen."

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