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UK Scotland Construction

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.

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Band 1
  1. Brodies LLP
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    Brodies LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 8 Years Ranked
    Brodies provides advice to investors, contractors and developers on prestigious, high-profile matters. Its non-contentious team is active in the building and engineering sectors, advising on substantial office, student and mixed-use developments. Its contentious team operates on a range of complex dispute work and is proactive in various methods of ADR as well as litigation. The firm is also involved in large-scale energy and cladding projects.
  2. Pinsent Masons LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Burness Paull
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    Burness Paull
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Burness Paull has a strong contentious and non-contentious construction offering with a client base consisting of well-known contractors, local authorities, universities and other industry professionals. The firm advises on high-profile development projects and procurement matters as well as complex disputes. It regularly assists with construction aspects of healthcare, leisure, education, ports and harbours, as well as residential developments.
  2. CMS
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 2
  3. Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
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    Addleshaw Goddard LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Addleshaw Goddard is noted for its work on construction projects in the infrastructure and housing sector. The firm acts on behalf of a number of contractor clients, with additional strength advising investment funds on acquisitions and funding for major projects. It utilises considerable real estate capabilities to provide comprehensive advice to clients. The firm also acts on contentious construction mandates.
  2. Dentons
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    Dentons
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Dentons advises on complex development matters. It has notable activity in the transport, industrial and real estate sectors, handling both contentious and non-contentious matters. The firm acts across an array of high-profile developments in the residential, retail and leisure spheres. It regularly assists clients with arbitrations and proceedings raised in the Court of Session. The firm is also well placed to provide support in transactional matters.
  3. MacRoberts LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. BTO Solicitors LLP
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    BTO Solicitors LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4 | 6 Years Ranked
    BTO Solicitors' construction team represents contractors and developers in non-contentious matters such as project development and contracting, and disputes concerning defects, damages and design flaws. The firm has substantial expertise in the insurance sector.
  2. Davidson Chalmers Stewart
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    Davidson Chalmers Stewart
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4 | 7 Years Ranked
    Recognised for its strong developer practice, Davidson Chalmers Stewart acts for clients on substantial construction projects. The firm is experienced in advising on both residential and commercial developments, with a specific focus on the retail and leisure sectors. The firm is also active representing clients in contentious construction mandates.
  3. Harper Macleod LLP
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    Harper Macleod LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Harper Macleod has a respected team advising on engineering and construction contracts concerning some of Scotland's most significant infrastructure projects. It advises public sector clients and private developers on a range of non-contentious matters. Additional areas of practice include housing, healthcare and commercial development. The firm is also well equipped to handle complex construction disputes, such as defect, damages and negligence claims.
  4. Ledingham Chalmers LLP
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    Ledingham Chalmers LLP
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4 | 17 Years Ranked
    Ledingham Chalmers has a respected practice traditionally known for the provision of construction and procurement advice to contractors and educational institutions. It is also recommended for defect and contractual disputes. The firm acts for a significant number of leading developers and subcontractors.
  5. Morton Fraser
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    Morton Fraser
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Morton Fraser acts on sophisticated projects on behalf of developers and public sector clients. The firm advises on both contentious and non-contentious construction mandates. It has considerable experience in commercial and residential developments, as well as urban community regeneration projects. It also provides clients with the benefit of the firm's notable strength in the real estate sector to provide a rounded service.
  6. Anderson Strathern
    Construction
    UK 2023 | Band 4