Peter McHugh is a construction law specialist, acting on behalf of contractors, sub contractors and employers in construction disputes of all sizes and types.
He is a specialist in construction and property dispute resolution, acting for parties in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. He advises in professional negligence claims, acting on behalf of professionals within the construction industry either defending or pursuing claims.
Peter has over 20 years’ experience acting in multi-party disputes of high value and is an experienced Accredited Mediator within Dispute Resolution.
In 1993 Peter qualified as a Chartered Arbitrator, achieving Category A status as a mediator with the ADR Group. He is regularly invited to deliver presentations and speeches across the UK on his experiences and recommendations of dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration within the construction industries. Peter carries out a large number of mediations each year as mediator mainly involving construction and property related disputes.
Peter is a Co-opted member and Legal Adviser to the Council of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and President of the Birmingham branch. He is also a Director of Parle, a specialist provider of mediation services to individuals and organisations involved in the construction industry. In March 2012, Peter was appointed Chairman of the Forum for the Built Environment, Birmingham Branch.