Edward is Head of Construction & Engineering and has extensive experience advising on all stages of construction and engineering projects.
Edward specialises in non-contentious work, advising on the structuring and procurement of projects to oversee successful delivery and meet ‘bankability’ requirements. He is experienced in negotiating the standard forms of contract including the JCT, FIDIC, NEC, ICE, IchemE, RIBA and ACE suite of documents. He is also regularly involved in drafting and negotiating bespoke project documentation.
Edward has acted on large-scale mixed commercial/residential developments, hotel, university, student accommodation, data centres, sports stadia, power plants and hospital developments. He advises on all construction and security documents, including bonds, direct agreements, collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and escrow agreements.
Edward has a specific focus on complex high-value projects, often on an international basis, and regularly gives training on good contract administration, collaborative procurement and dispute avoidance.