Wedlake Bell LLP

Suzanne Reeves

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Practice Areas

Suzanne heads up the Construction team at Wedlake Bell and has over 25 years' experience in the construction industry involving a wide range of projects large and small, such as hospitals and care homes, residential, office and retail development, manufacturing plant, sports stadia and infrastructure.

The practice covers all issues relating to construction projects including contract drafting, advice throughout a project and resolving disputes with emphasis in doing so, where possible without recourse to formal proceedings.

Career

Suzanne has a degree in law from the University of Exeter. Suzanne qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and became a partner at Wedlake Bell in 1983. She has long featured as a leading construction lawyer in Legal Business' Legal Experts, in Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession as a leader in construction and in the Legal 500.

Professional Memberships

Suzanne sits on the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) Drafting Sub-Committee and Council, is a committee member of the Technology and Construction Solicitor's Association and a member of the Society of Construction Law. She sat on the Government payment review working party set up to review the payment provisions of the Construction Act. Suzanne is an accredited adjudicator and CEDR qualified mediator.