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Melissa Shipley

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Melissa Shipley
Melissa Shipley undertakes a wide range of construction-related disputes, including litigation, adjudication and various other forms of ADR. She already has notable experience in disputes arising from energy and infrastructure projects both in the UK and abroad.
Strengths: "She has a superb handle on the detail and is always responsive, positive and excellent at providing an alternative path forward." "A brilliant junior barrister, she has a sharp intellect and always has a thorough grasp of both technical and legal aspects of the case."
Recent work: Acted as junior counsel for one of six professional defendants in a GBP70 million multi-party TCC claim relating to the construction of a retail development in the UK.
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Melissa specialises in construction law and international arbitration.

Her experience spans litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and dispute board proceedings. She regularly acts as sole counsel in a wide range of technically complex construction sectors domestically and internationally: energy (including oil and gas, hydroelectric plants and solar power plants); infrastructure (including roads, bridges and rail); residential and commercial building projects (including ultra-prime developments, hotels, shopping centres and residential schemes); and large-scale PFI projects, amongst other sectors.

Melissa has a wide-ranging international practice: the disputes she has worked on recently involve projects in the Middle East, the Far East, the Caribbean, South America, Mainland Europe and Africa. She is also regularly involved in high-value, legally complex domestic disputes.

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