Ryan Fordham

Ryan Fordham

  • Head of Construction & Engineering

Ryan is the head of our Construction & Engineering Practice.

Ryan's practice specialises in drafting and negotiating construction and engineering contracts based on industry standard forms such as FIDIC, ICC, IChemE, JCT, MF/1, NEC3/4 and PPC2000 and bespoke forms including EPC, EPCM (offshore and onshore) and FEED contracts, as well as framework agreements, pre-construction services agreements, professional appointments, security and other ancillary construction and engineering documents.

His expertise also includes providing construction procurement, tender and project advice to developer, professional, contractor and sub-contractor clients and transaction advice to buyer, seller, landlord, tenant, investor and funder clients across a range of sectors including office, mixed-use, prime residential, retail, healthcare, utilities, energy and infrastructure.

Ryan has spent a year on two client secondments as well in the in-house legal teams of a large Tier 1 contractor and a "big six" energy company.

Gender Balance Group Committee

Ryan is a member of the Gender Balance Group Committee, whose aim is to inspire change and continual progress in gender equality for everyone at Travers Smith as well as our clients and the wider community.


* Includes experience from prior firm.