Construction and Engineering

Our construction and engineering practice provides specialist, in-depth expertise across a number of sectors in the construction industry including infrastructure, energy and real estate projects.

We provide support and assistance to a wide spectrum of clients including PFI project companies, developers, investors, house-builders, occupiers, contractors, institutions, banks and consultants.

We routinely advise on:

  • Procurement strategies;
  • Building contracts and appointments;
  • Warranties, third party rights, bonds and guarantees;
  • Funding arrangements;
  • Risk and project management; and
  • Dispute avoidance and resolution.

Reported cases
S&T (UK) Limited v Grove Developments Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2448
Grove Developments Ltd v S&T(UK) Limited
[2018] EWHC 123 (TCC)
Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited v Grove Developments Limited [2016] EWCA Civ 990
Grove Developments Ltd v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited [2016] EWHC 168 (TCC)
Henia Investments Inc v Beck Interiors Limited [2015] EWHC 2433 (TCC)
Al Wadden Hotel Ltd v Man Enterprise Sal Offshore [2014] EWHC 4796 (TCC)

Client training

We provide a range of training to keep our contacts up to date with developments in case law and legislation and to deal with particular issues they may be facing. 

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"The team have been professional and attentive, and they go above and beyond expectations to deliver a great service."

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"Macfarlanes' grasp of complexities and strategies is outstanding."

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"They have a great knowledge and understanding of the construction industry and they always provide a quality service."

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"An excellent firm with innovative ways of dealing with client issues."

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"Deep and broad sector-specific knowledge. Approachable, friendly team who can balance the requirements of the complex organisation I work with."

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