Construction disputes

Effective, early and successful resolution of disputes can be critical to construction professionals. We understand that our clients need prompt, clear and commercial advice when they arise. 

Disputes in construction can have a far reaching impact on your business, be it financial impact on narrow margins, reputational damage or the disruption of key projects. Our team has experience of all forms of dispute resolution and avoidance , whether acting on the record or advising behind the scenes.

We act for claimants and defendants from the top to the bottom of the supply chain, advising a range of employers, contractors, sub-contractors and public bodies. We understand that time, money and resources are crucial to our clients’ business and work with them to achieve the best outcome, commercially and legally.

Alongside our expert legal knowledge, our team of disputes lawyers understand the particular requirements of all forms of dispute resolution. From the fast pace of adjudication to the meticulous case building required in major litigation and arbitration, our experience of dispute resolution can support your business through the process with a proven record of success in all forums.

From complex multi-million pound claims to monthly payment disputes, we have the commercial insight and legal knowledge to help you resolve disputes effectively and commercially, allowing your business to focus on what it does best.

Weightmans welcomes top commercial litigator to growing London office

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Andrew Cromby as Partner in the firm’s London office.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner
Contracting away concurrent delay

The recent High Court TCC case of North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd examines the right of parties to contract out of the general principles…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Associate

A broader interpretation of exclusions on liability?

In Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd [2015] EWHC 3573 (TCC) the court interpreted a consultant’s exclusion of liability…

LADs and penalty clauses – important reading for all associated with the construction industry

The Supreme Court has issued important guidance on how and when contractual clauses (such as liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs)) will be…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Associate

Weightmans LLP expand construction team with new hire

John Cleaveley has been appointed as a Partner in Construction at Weightmans LLP, based at the firm’s Manchester office.

John Cleaveley
John Cleaveley Partner

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