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Claire Cutmore

Senior Associate

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Claire Cutmore

Claire Cutmore

Senior Associate

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Claire Cutmore

Claire Cutmore

Senior Associate

Claire is a specialist in complex engineering and construction disputes. She has particular expertise in the engineering sector and has extensive experience of arbitration, litigation, adjudication and alternative dispute resolution.

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Claire is a specialist in complex engineering and construction disputes. She has particular expertise in the engineering sector and has extensive experience of arbitration, litigation, adjudication and alternative dispute resolution.

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Claire handles highly complex disputes related to construction, engineering, energy and infrastructure projects.

Her extensive experience includes all forms of dispute resolution including High Court proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court, Arbitration, Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution such as Mediation.    

Claire acts for asset owner/developers, contractors and consultants throughout the supply chain. Her expertise covers a wide range of contractual and tortious claims arising on construction projects including claims relating to payment, defects, delay/loss and expense and termination issues.

Claire has worked both as an in house lawyer for a leading subsea services provider and in private practice providing her with a keen sense of commercial awareness to match her legal expertise.  

Experience
  • Multi party litigation in the Technology and Construction Court concerning a gasification power plant.
  • Adjudications concerning interim and final payment and alleged failure to issue a valid Payment and/or Pay Less Notice in respect of buildings and infrastructure projects.
  • Adjudication concerning notification and value of Compensation Events under NEC3 on a road infrastructure project.
  • Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court concerning fraudulent misconduct in arbitration proceedings leading to parts of the arbitration award being remitted.
  •  Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court in respect of adjudication enforcement proceedings concerning a breach of the rules on natural justice by the adjudicator.
  • Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court concerning termination issues and entitlement to an extension of time concerning a bio-fuel plant.
  • International Arbitration concerning a final account dispute.
  • Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court concerning the design duties of a Professional Consultant.
  • Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court concerning the design duties of a Main Contractor.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Construction Professionals

  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Infrastructure

Services

Services

  • Dispute Resolution

  • International Arbitration

  • Projects & Construction