Tim is a Partner and head of our Construction Disputes department.
As a litigator specializing in resolving disputes in the construction, engineering and infrastructure sectors, Tim has worked in the firm's London and Dubai offices, taking conduct of domestic and international disputes on a wide variety of projects. Tim has worked on cases relating to residential developments, transport infrastructure (highways, rail, air and seaports), oil and gas refineries, sports stadia, hotels, power and desalination plants, water treatment, health care and waste to energy facilities. Tim also advises on the mitigation and avoidance of litigation risk as project counsel.
Tim regularly leads multi-disciplined professional teams in complex and high value disputes concerning issues of delay, variations, loss and expense, design and other professional liability, final account resolution, defect remediation and insurance. Tim has represented clients in all major forms of dispute forum, including the English High Courts, international and domestic arbitration, adjudication, mediation and expert determination.
‘Tim Hillier has an outstanding appreciation of complex building projects and, in particular, the financial structures behind them. His insight is clearly appreciated by the mixed international financial partnerships he advises on development projects in the jurisdiction.’ Legal 500