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 and strategic contract advice as well as advising when disputes have become formalised through a range of dispute resolution procedures including litigation, adjudication, expert determination, mediation and arbitration. She has experience in advising on several contract forms including JCT, NEC, FIDIC and ICE as well as bespoke drafting and PFI/PPP forms.
Laura is dual qualified in Scots and English law and holds an Advanced Certificate Arbitration. She teaches construction law to post graduate students at the University of Edinburgh and is the current Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator’s Young Members’ Global Steering Committee.