Slaughter and May

Construction Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Impressive experience representing purchaser-side clients in high-value construction and engineering projects, assisting predominantly with procurement strategy and contract negotiation. Frequently advises clients in the property, energy and retail sectors. Also well equipped to advise on large stadium projects.

Strengths An impressed client says: "They have a proactive attitude, pushing forwards to resolve legal matters without the client needing to chase or prompt."

Work highlights Advised Everton Football Club on the construction, procurement and financing contracts for the building of a new 52,000 seat stadium at Bramley Moore Dock and the redevelopment of Goodison Park.

Notable practitioners


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.
"He is very proactive and provides useful advice on what should be achievable or challenging on projects." "He is practical, responsive and has good attention to detail. He sees the bigger picture and is good at stepping in and thinking strategically."