Areas of Expertise

Technical and Construction - Paul has specialist skills in the fields of Construction and Engineering law and acts on behalf of Employers, Contractors, Consultants and Public Bodies in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious law.

Whether representing Clients in litigation, mediation or arbitration or providing early opinion and advice, Paul will provide a high quality advocacy service combined and underpinned by a detailed knowledge of the Construction industry.

Paul is happy to advise on forms of contract and other non-contentious matters and has extensive experience of working with ‘expert witnesses’, providing early evaluation of claims and advising on alternative dispute resolution methods, providing at all times a cost effective and competitive service tailored to the specific need of the Client in each instance.

Paul's technical and construction services include:

• Representing Clients in the County or Technical and Construction Courts
• Drafting all forms of construction and engineering contracts
• Representing Clients in Adjudication, Arbitration and Mediation
• Party wall disputes
• Professional Negligence
• Dealing with Statutory demands or injunctions
• Injunctions?
• Environmental law
• Health and Safety and the CDM regulations

Land and Property

Barristers in Chambers practice in housing, landlord and tenant, and general land and property matters both contentious and non contentious. Areas of specialism include:

• Business tenancies under the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act
• Neighbour disputes
• Easements and Covenants
• Dilapidation claims and disputes
• Access to Neighbouring Land Act disputes
• Adverse possession claims

Planning and Development

Paul acts on behalf of both Public Authorities and Private Developers and has first hand experience in all aspects of the development process. Paul can offer representation, advice and opinion in connection with a wide range of topics including:

• Drafting and negotiating Section 106 Agreements
• Planning Obligations
• Advising on Planning policy matters
• Conservation and listed building issues and disputes
• Planning enforcement issues
• Planning Appeals
• Judicial Review

Further information

Please view the links below for more detailed information on my specialist areas of expertise:

Civil & Commercial
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Other Areas of Law


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