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Watson Farley & Williams

Construction

3 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected construction practice offering contentious and non-contentious representation to clients in a wide range of sectors including transport and energy. Client base includes noteworthy developers, contractors, consultants and financial entities. Possesses significant experience in relation to renewable energy developments, including offshore wind, solar and biomass projects.

Strengths

One client says: "They team up and collaborate very well with in-house legal teams, in order to ensure timely and efficient delivery on projects."

Work highlights

Acted for Bester Generacion in a dispute before the Technology and Construction Court concerning the enforcement of an adjudication award after an EPC contractor for a biomass-fired energy plant had purported to terminate the contract.

Notable practitioners

Emmanuel Ninos is a non-contentious lawyer who frequently assists clients with the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts. He principally advises on both domestic and international developments concerning renewable energy and battery storage assets.
"Emmanuel is very business-oriented, always responsive and very good at finding creative solutions." "He is quick to understand issues and provides high-level advice within short timescales."

Martin Lucas regularly advises developers on the construction aspects of significant domestic and international projects. He is particularly experienced in handling transactions concerning offshore wind farm and upstream oil and gas developments.
"He is a calm person and always delivers on time despite often challenging timelines."

Rebecca Williams is highly regarded for her expertise in construction-related arbitrations and proceedings before the Technology and Construction Court. She regularly assists contractors and developers with defect, variation and termination disputes arising out of residential schemes, renewable energy developments and transport infrastructure projects.
"She is very proactive and puts everything into each case." "She is very knowledgeable and considers commercial issues in order to find a solution."

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Construction

Watson Farley & Williams

firm
Location

15 Appold Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2A 2HB

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Construction: Contentious


Rebecca Williams
Band 4

Construction: Non-contentious


Emmanuel Ninos
Up and Coming
Martin Lucas
Band 6