Tom advises private and public sector clients on a broad spectrum of contentious and non-contentious construction matters across a variety of sectors and specialisms. Tom also advises registered provider and local authority clients on a range of procurement compliance issues.
Tom's non-contentious practice includes drafting, negotiating and advising on building contracts, alliancing, partnering and term contracts, framework agreements, professional appointments, collateral warranties, performance bonds, and parent company guarantees. Tom also supports the firm's real estate and corporate practices, assisting on due diligence exercises and advising on development agreements and development management agreements. Tom's recent experience includes assisting an international purchaser on a construction due diligence exercise in relation to the acquisition of £44m new-build student accommodation being acquired by way of a forward purchase agreement.
Tom's contentious experience involves advising on construction disputes, including construction litigation and adjudication. Tom's recent experience includes assisting a large UK-based developer obtain a successful outcome at adjudication in a final account dispute involving a complex delay and disruption claim by the contractor.