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Construction and Engineering



Our Construction and Engineering Team

Members of the team act in legal disputes for construction and engineering employers, contractors, funders, insurers and local authorities. Our barristers are widely recognised for their ability to identify and resolve issues with the minimum cost and delay.

We represent our construction and engineering clients in the specialist Courts and tribunals, as well as in adjudications, pre-action negotiation and the arbitration process.

Typical matters we deal with include:-

  • Delay and extensions of time
  • Defective work
  • Certification
  • Payment disputes
  • Funding issues, such as security, performance bonds, fraud and misapplication of project funds

News & events

Can you trust a notice to quit?

Can you trust a notice to quit?

Michael Grant discusses the recent High Court decision in Procter v Procter and others [2022] EWHC 1202.

Published: 30th May 2022

Social Mobility Advocates 2021

Social Mobility Advocates 2021

Members Andrew Carter and Rachel Chan have been chosen by the Bar Council to be Social Mobility Advocates.

Published: 26th Oct 2021

London Legal Walk

London Legal Walk

A team of barristers from 42 Bedford Row are walking with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London.

Published: 18th Aug 2021

A Warm Welcome to Krishma Patel

We are delighted to welcome Krishma Patel who joins the Civil team at 42 Bedford Row from Atlantic Chambers in Liverpool.

Published: 7th Aug 2019


Laura Giachardi was instructed as junior counsel by the appellant Mr Devani, in his successful appeal to the Supreme Court on the fundamental matters of interpretation and implied terms in contract law.

Published: 13th Feb 2019