Jack is an English-qualified non-contentious construction and engineering lawyer with experience advising on a broad range of international projects, and across a wide range of industries and sectors including offshore energy, infrastructure and real estate development.
Jack has experience in advising a global client base of banks, investment funds, private market firms, contractors, developers, healthcare providers, education providers and high-net-worth private clients on procurement strategies and contract structuring, and on the drafting, negotiation, administration and interpretation of all forms of construction and engineering documentation, including design, engineering, procurement, construction and EPC contracts, consultancy agreements, professional appointments, novation agreements, collateral warranties and financial security.
Jack has previously worked in both private practice, for leading international firms in London, and in-house, including client secondments based in London (to an investment bank and to a leading international shopping centre developer) and on a permanent basis with SBM Offshore based in Monaco.
Jack has experience with a range of procurement methods (including traditional / construct only, design and build, EPC and E&P) and has experience in drafting and negotiating bespoke contracts as well as industry standard forms including FIDIC, LOGIC, JCT and NEC. Due to the international nature of the projects Jack has been involved with, he also has experience in advising on the legal interplay between common law approaches to projects and regional civil law systems.
Jack graduated from Loughborough University and subsequently undertook his legal qualifications in London with Kaplan Law School and the College of Law. Jack trained and qualified at a leading international law firm in London.