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Construction | UK

Northern Ireland

Our construction sections cover legal advice provided to a range of industry clients, including both suppliers, such as developers, contractors, engineers and architects, and purchasers employing these types of companies. Work covered includes non-contentious matters, such as contract negotiations and procurement strategy, and contentious matters, including claims arising from defects, delays and terminated contracts. Firms will advise on all types of developments, from single commercial blocks to multi-building residential developments.

All Departments profiles

Band 1
  1. A&L Goodbody
    A&L Goodbody
    2024 | Band 1 | 11 Years Ranked
    A&L Goodbody advises employers, contractors and developers across the full range of front-end and back-end construction matters. It has particular strength in energy and education sector projects, as well as social housing schemes. The department boasts capabilities in contentious work, spanning litigation, mediation and adjudication.
  2. Carson McDowell
    Carson McDowell
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Carson McDowell has an expert construction department that is noted for its handling of transactional matters across Northern Ireland. Its areas of strength include construction projects for office, energy and housing developments. It is adept at assisting with the drafting and negotiating of various construction documents, including building contracts, collateral warranties and professional team appointments. It possesses additional capabilities in contentious matters and regularly represents clients in arbitrations, adjudications and court proceedings.
  3. Tughans
    2024 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Tughans has a respected construction practice that regularly provides both front-end and back-end advice to developers, contractors and the Department for Infrastructure. The department advises across various construction projects, particularly in relation to digital infrastructure and waste-to-energy facilities. It is skilled at assisting clients with the full range of construction documentation, including building contracts, professional team appointments and collateral warranties.
Band 2
  1. Arthur Cox
    Arthur Cox
    2024 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    Arthur Cox is sought after for its ability in procurement and legal work within construction contracts. The team also has cross-border experience in non-contentious work within the energy sector and for contractors. The department handles contentious work concerning disputed elements of works, damage claims and defective supplies.
  2. Cleaver Fulton Rankin
    Cleaver Fulton Rankin
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Cleaver Fulton Rankin's team is recognised for its representation of a broad client base, including developers and public sector bodies. It regularly handles the negotiation of construction documents on projects, in addition to assisting with various contentious matters, including defect claims and procurement challenges. The firm possesses significant expertise in relation to social infrastructure developments, including transport, education and social housing projects. It offers arbitration and adjudication experience alongside litigation capabilities.
  3. Mills Selig
    Mills Selig
    2024 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Mills Selig has an experienced team with a strong reputation in non-contentious construction matters involving advice on contracts and documents for the education sector, commercial and social housing developments. The department also offers advice on contentious matters, with a strong expertise in disputes involving building defects and project delays.
Band 3
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    Caldwell Solicitors
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Caldwell Solicitors is a specialist construction firm that advises on both contentious and non-contentious construction matters. On the contentious side, the practice has experience of ADR, mediation, litigation and arbitration. Its clients include contractors, manufacturing companies and power suppliers. It is also recommended for procurement advice, project management issues and risk assessment.