Experts in resolving construction law disputes
Even in the best-procured and well-run projects, disagreements can occur. In such cases Blake Morgan’s Construction Law Disputes team has a huge wealth of experience to provide the best advice to clients about how to pursue (or avoid) disputes.
Our specialist lawyers have a well-established track record handling cases through adjudication, litigation and arbitration. At the same time, we always consider the options afforded by Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) whether by negotiation, mediation, neutral expert evaluation or otherwise.Arrange a call
Main Areas Of Practice
Our main areas of practice include:
Our construction lawyers specialise in the resolution of construction disputes. Our extensive experience means we can find the most efficient and cost-effective means by which to resolve any such dispute, whether by negotiation, litigation, arbitration, adjudication or ADR.
We also understand careful planning and investigation can avoid costly delays and disputes. Our legal team will ensure that you are in the strongest position to take a dispute or project forward by assessing risk and subsequently advising on the best strategy for any particular problem.
We advise developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals (including architects and surveyors) in relation to disputes arising from both residential and commercial construction projects.
Our expert lawyers have worked with construction professionals across many sectors including property development (commercial and residential), energy, government, education, leisure and retail, housing, and banking and finance.
Our expert construction disputes lawyers have advised several clients (including institutional real estate owners/investors and Housing Associations) concerning issues regarding tall buildings and ACM cladding.
We have advised a number of commercial clients on a range of disputes regarding allegations of defective work and design across a range of large construction projects.
Our Construction and Disputes team advise a large number of clients (both clients and contractors) on the full range of disputes arising out of sums payable on construction projects (whether at interim or final account stages), covering measured accounts, variations, prolongation and delay/disruption.
Awards and Accolades
Rachel Gwilliam; Society of Construction Law Hudson Prize winner (2nd place in 2016, Commended in 2018)
Property & Construction Team of the Year
Jessica Tresham; Elected Council Member.
Southampton 10 October 2019
Together with the CIOB and CIArB, we are delighted to invite you to our seminar at our Southampton office on 10 October, discussing disputes and how things can go wrong...Read More
Our team was engaged within hours of the tragic Grenfell fire in 2017 and has since built up an enviable track record of supporting clients in this area. We have...Read More
In the recent High Court case of Gaia v Abbeygate [i], a developer was found not to have made reasonable endeavours to fulfil conditions of a contract as soon as...Read More