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“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

Clarke Willmott boasts one of the largest national construction law teams outside of the City.

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Our specialist lawyers advise national and international clients from our offices in Bristol. We advise on every aspect of the procurement process and our clients include employers, developers, contractors, funders and consultants. Our construction clients are active in a wide range of different sectors including renewable energy, transport, local government, infrastructure, social housing, retail, facilities management.

We believe that a 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 believe that legal costs should not be inhibitive or deprive our clients of access to the best legal advice and we pride ourselves on the fact that we are able to offer innovative fee solutions.

We are also experienced in all forms of construction dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation and litigation. Two of our partners are also practising adjudicators. We find that prevention is generally better than cure and where possible we assist our clients in managing risk and resolving issues at an early stage. We are also able to offer training and seminars on practical issues arising out of construction law.

Our lawyers enjoy strong reputations in construction law and the quality of our practice is recognised by our clients and the legal directories alike. Our partners include a Quantity Surveyor and a Chartered Engineer who each have extensive experience in those professions. We believe the diversity in our backgrounds and depth of experience in our team is unique. We find that our clients appreciate our practical and creative approach and this has enabled us to build strong relationships with a number of our key contacts over the years.

Please take the time to read the further details of our partners, lawyers and our services and find out how we can also help you or your business.