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Construction solicitors

Construction legal experts

We have specialist teams in contentious and non-contentious construction and advise on every aspect of the procurement process in a number of sectors, including green energy, transport, local government, infrastructure, social housing, retail, and facilities management. Our clients range from household names in the construction industry, including developers, affordable housing providers and banks, to specialist contractors, sub-contractors, funders and consultants operating both nationally and internationally.

Read more about our contentious and non-contentious construction legal services.

Our approach to construction law

Our comprehensive understanding of the industry coupled with strong commercial awareness is essential to providing focussed, proactive legal advice to our construction clients.

We provide City-quality advice that is supported by extensive industry experience, at regional prices. We recognise that value for money is critical for our clients and we pride ourselves on our innovative fee solution packages that enable us to deliver cost-effective advice from our partner led team.

About our team

We enjoy a strong reputation in construction law and the quality of our practice is recognised by our clients and the legal directories alike. Our national team has many years of experience in advising in complex construction projects, allowing us to provide both legal and commercial insight to assist our clients fulfil their goals. Our team also includes accredited mediators.

The diversity in our backgrounds and the depth of practical experience in our team enables us to have a clear understanding of what clients want to achieve. We find that our clients appreciate our practical and creative approach and this has enabled us to build strong relationships with a number of high-profile clients over the years.

What they say about us

“The construction team was able to review and direct our contract needs to a deliverable position from which it was very much a new challenge for our company to be asked to work with such complex involvement.” Jonathan Jones Pratt, Chairman JJP Holdings Ltd, Crosville Motor Services Ltd

“The [construction] team gives very commercial and practical contract advice.” Geraint Davies, M2 PPAH2

“We have principally instructed them on litigation matters and they have been phenomenal. I am continually impressed with their drive, persistence and organisation.” The Legal 500 2022

“Very good commercial understanding with construction contracts and good practical guidance with dispute resolution.” The Legal 500 2022

“Strengths in resolving complex and technically challenging construction disputes.” The Legal 500 2022

“Very strong in the energy and power sectors, and cases involving bespoke contracts and multi-country parties.” The Legal 500 2022

Contact a construction solicitor

If you would like to find out more about how our Construction team can support your business or project, please contact one of our lawyers directly or by calling 0800 652 8025.

Clarke Willmott has offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.


Lawyers on this team are able to handle all types of construction-related queries. Responses are always speedy, especially when urgent advice is needed. The team also goes out of its way to build stable relationships with clients.

The Legal 500 2020

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