Theresa Mohammed


Theresa specialises in contentious construction and joined Trowers & Hamlins in June 2010 from a boutique construction law practice. Theresa was promoted to Partner in 2015. 

Theresa has extensive experience of acting for Employers and Main Contractors, making High Court applications and the Enforcement of Adjudicators' decisions in the Technology and Construction Court. She is familiar with both standard and bespoke forms of construction contracts. Theresa also has experience of running High Court trials, instructing experts on technical engineering matters, resolving construction disputes through mediation and drafting settlement agreements, claims, defences and adjudication submissions. Theresa has also acted for clients in domestic and international arbitrations and frequently works with international clients in contentious proceedings. 

Theresa is a regular speaker at London Build and for the RICS CPD training programme and is a regular contributor to Building Magazine and Construction Manager. 

Theresa is the Chair of the National Association of Women in Construction, is on the Board of Women in Social Housing and was awarded Best Woman in Construction Law at the European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards 2017. 

"Theresa has a genuine and heartfelt commitment to equality and diversity in law and across the wider construction industry, exemplified by her years of service to not for profit organisations and at the same time manages to be a great technical and commercial lawyer".

Senior In-House Counsel, Top 100 Construction Company  
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