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Infrastructure lawyers

Infrastructure assets require special attention. Key to their operational success is the design, performance specification, completion and commissioning of each part. Understanding how engineering projects are structured and work is valued, measured, executed and delivered becomes critical.

Our construction infrastructure team handles the full range of infrastructure engineering and construction contracts, both domestic (ICE/ICC based) as well as internal (FIDIC based). Our infrastructure engineering disputes team is deft at helping manage issues as they arise, guiding our clients through the myriad of options, procedures and rules that are available and then acting and representing them to deliver the best solutions.

A core part of our global Infrastructure Team with significant depth of resources in multiple jurisdictions and practice areas, we understand our clients’ businesses; the opportunities ahead and obstacles to overcome.

Engineering and infrastructure contracts have to be framed and disputes understood in the context of the wider picture. This requires a holistic approach to project and contract procurement (public procurement as well as the panoply of PPP-BOT/DBO/DBFO options), planning, project finance, testing and commissioning as well as understanding and contributing to the entire post-completion lifecycle asset management strategy.

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Christopher Hallam
Christopher Hallam
Part­ner
United Kingdom, Manchester
Chris specialises in construction, engineering and infrastructure projects and has advised on some of the most high profile projects to have been procured in the UK.He has particular expertise advising...
David Parton
David Parton
Part­ner
Co-Head, Construction & Engineering
United Kingdom, London
David is a partner and Co-Head of the firm’s Construction and Engineering Team.  He has 18 years’ industry experience advising on all aspects of infrastructure, construction and energy projects from...
Laura West
Laura West
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Laura West is a Senior Associate in the construction disputes team. Laura specialises in resolving infrastructure, construction and energy disputes.  She works closely with clients to provide operational...
Jessica Buttanshaw
Jessica Buttanshaw
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Jessica is an associate in the Planning Team. 
Joaquín Gotor
Joaquín Gotor
As­so­ci­ate
United Kingdom, London
Joaquín is an abogado in the CMS UK Infrastructure, Construction and Energy disputes team. Joaquín is based in Madrid and is specialising in project advisory and resolution of complex multi-jurisdictional...