Richard is a Legal Director in Clyde & Co’s Projects and Construction group, based in the London office, with extensive experience advising clients in both non-contentious and contentious construction, particularly in the UK development sector
Richard specialises in both non-contentious and contentious matters and has been at the firm for over 10 years. Richard principally advises developers, architects, contractors and funds on contracts and procurement issues across a wide range of UK and overseas multi-use developments and infrastructure projects.
Richard regularly assists clients with the preparation and negotiation of bespoke and standard form building contracts (principally the JCT and NEC), he has extensive experience negotiating professional team appointments and is developing a successful practice advising large UK architectural practices.
He also works closely with clients through project delivery to advise them on the management and resolution of disputes which commonly arise on construction and engineering projects, such as: defects, delay and disruption, scope creep, payment disputes and termination. Richard has advised on a range of complex international and domestic disputes, including both arbitrations and adjudications, and has conducted mediations for clients.
Richard is a member of the Society of Construction Law and the Technology and Construction Solicitors’ Association as well as being a RIBA accredited CPD provider.
Projects & Construction