Provided by Paul Thwaite
Paul is a specialist in construction and engineering disputes and procurement claims. He advises on projects in the UK and around the world. Paul has a track record in winning difficult and complex cases. Clients value Paul's clear advice and his determination to achieve their goals.ProfileServicesSectorsLocations
He has over 20 years' experience resolving complex disputes. Clients seek Paul out based on his trusted reputation to deliver the right result on high-profile and high-value matters. He excels at difficult cases where innovative legal solutions are called for. Many of his instructions are referrals from his peers in the industry who have seen first-hand his ability to resolve disputes successfully through adjudication, arbitration, litigation and mediation.
Paul has a wealth of experience in construction and engineering claims as well as advising on risk management and dispute avoidance during the construction phase of major projects. He has acted for both employers and contractors in relation to projects in the commercial, industrial, retail, energy, waste, water, health and education sectors.
Paul specialises in contractor claims for delay and disruption, cases involving major building defects and disputes arising out of FM contracts and PFI projects. He has been involved in some of the largest and most difficult construction related disputes including one of the biggest cases heard in the TCC in recent years (Accolade Wines v GJ3 and others). Paul also specialises in procurement disputes and challenges under the EU public procurement rules acting for both the public and private sector.
Due to his level of work and the service he provides, Paul is recognised as a leading practitioner in construction law by Chambers UK and The Legal 500.