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Steffan Rees

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Steffan Rees

Steffan Rees

Associate

Steffan is an Associate in the Projects & Construction group with experience advising parties in respect of non-contentious and contentious construction matters.

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Steffan is an Associate in the Projects & Construction group with experience advising parties in respect of non-contentious and contentious construction matters.

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Steffan is an Associate in the Projects & Construction group with experience acting for a range of parties, including employers, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants, in respect of non-contentious, as well as contentious, construction matters.

Steffan’s non-contentious work primarily involves acting for developers in relation to major UK projects, including drafting and negotiating building contracts based on the JCT standard forms, professional appointments and other ancillary documents. He also has experience in relation to financing domestic projects, having advised parties seeking to procure debt/equity funding and organisations providing finance.

On the contentious side, Steffan has acted for parties using a range of dispute resolution methods, including High Court litigation, arbitration and adjudication, and has acted for a client before the Privy Council at the Supreme Court.

Experience
  • Acting for commercial developers in relation to numerous UK mixed-use construction and re-construction projects.
  • Acting for a forward funder in respect of a major mixed-use development with a value of well over GBP 100 million.
  • Acting for a national retailer in respect of fit-out works and merchandising agreements for a number of its stores.
  • Preparing trade contracts on different phases of a high-profile mixed-use London development.
  • Drafting bespoke contractual clauses on reducing carbon emissions in construction projects, to be included in a Climate Contract Playbook for use in the JCT suite of contracts.
  • Acting for numerous parties ranging from large contractors to small sub-contractors in various adjudications.
  • Advising contractors and developers in relation to cladding and fire safety issues at high-rise residential developments in the UK.
Services

Services

  • Construction Disputes

  • Projects & Construction