Construction lawyers in London & Thames Valley
Our experienced construction team will work closely with you to provide commercially focused advice and will quickly adapt to your needs and requirements minimising legal risk.
We have extensive experience advising on contentious and non-contentious construction matters covering the whole built environment sector and through all phases of a project life cycle.
We act for building owners, developers, funders, contractors, specialist sub-contractors and consultants.
In collaboration with our real estate practice, we provide an efficient and holistic service to clients from advice on land acquisition and assembly issues, to advice on specialist supply chain procurement, delivering contracts for development and regeneration schemes, repairs and maintenance and retrofit programmes.
“In my experience, the Clarkslegal construction team are extremely professional, knowledgeable and friendly.”
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- 02 November 2023
The Department for Business and Trade announces plans to tackle late payments
The Department for Business and Trade announced plans to reduce the late payments of business invoices on 2 October 2023.
- 03 October 2023
Proposed Reforms To The Arbitration Act 1996
The Law Commission has published its Final Report (the Report) on proposed reforms to the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act).
- 19 July 2023
Complying with notice periods for contractual termination
The JCT suite of contracts has a two stage process for terminating for breach.
- 10 February 2023
When is it too late to claim?
Two recent decisions, one concerning a claim for a very large sum of money and one for one very much smaller, give further guidance on how limitation periods affect claims for payment under a construction contract.
- 01 February 2023
What to expect in construction in 2023
Recent years have brought a host of challenges for the construction industry but what we expect for 2023?
- 05 August 2022
Claiming for the cost of replacing cladding
Much attention and concern has focussed on the use of combustible cladding in high rise buildings since the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017 where a fire destroyed the 24-storey block of flats in North Kensington and 72 people died.
“The construction team at Clarkslegal support us with all aspects of construction. They provide a seamless service to us and our clients with superb teamwork. They are diligent and thorough in their work, and are very commercial and friendly in their advice and dealings with us and our clients.”
Dinesh Raja, Managing Partner – Bowling & Co
“I have worked with Stephen James on a number of issues and have always found him to be helpful, knowledgeable and proactive in reaching a satisfactory conclusion. He tends to grasp the details of a claim quickly and insightfully.”