Paul is an experienced construction and insurance lawyer based in London.
Paul has experience of advising in numerous types of construction and engineering projects. This includes advice in connection with project insurance arrangements and acting for insurers when claims are advanced against their insured clients. He has acted for a wide range of major insurers and organisations within the construction industry. He has particular expertise in managing high-value, technical, multi-party disputes and has considerable experience of all major dispute resolution fora including litigation, adjudication and arbitration.
Paul has spent time in-house within both the insurance and construction industry. He frequently advises on policy coverage, reserving strategy and costs management. He also has extensive non-contentious experience of all the major forms of construction and engineering contracts. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law (SCL) and The Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association (TeCSA). He is a regular commentator on construction, engineering and related insurance issues.
Specialties: construction and engineering law;
alternative dispute resolution.
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Paul Lowe is "very commercial and pragmatic". Legal 500 2019