Our Service

On the contentious side, we work with clients to chase entitlements or defend claims, whether that is in the courts, arbitration, adjudication or other alternative dispute resolution procedures.

Quality legal advice is essential to bring or defend a complex construction claim. We work with clients to chase their entitlements or defend a claim regardless of the forum.
When drafting the construction documentation initially, our meticulous attention to detail reduces the likelihood of a dispute in the first instance.

Unfortunately, you cannot always avoid disputes. In which case, it is paramount that your legal advisors can employ processes to minimise risk and identify issues early and resolve them quickly.

Whether building a warehouse or a small residential development, you will not want your project delayed or disrupted. The effect of a dispute on the progress of construction can be catastrophic. Our construction team understands this and adopts innovative and dynamic dispute resolution approaches. We always aim primarily to resolve disputes informally without the need to instigate formal dispute resolution proceedings. This approach allows clients to act decisively to resolve the dispute and get the construction project back on track.

There are occasions when formal legal action is necessary and cannot be avoided. In such cases, Myerson’s dedicated construction team can help realise the best possible outcome by vigorously pursuing or defending your claim. Our construction team are experienced legal practitioners who are well-versed in dispute resolution procedures, whether arbitration, adjudication, expert determination, or litigation through the court system.

Whatever the size or nature of the dispute, our breadth of experience guarantees that we can help you realise the best possible outcome with a strategy that is tailored to your commercial circumstances.

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Our Approach

Whether you are a developer, contractor or sub-contractor, we are specialist construction lawyers who understand your business. We will bring our knowledge to develop ideas, manage risks and create commercially driven solutions.

As a client, your agenda will be a primary focus for us - what is important to you, the challenges, the opportunities, and how can we deliver what you need.

Our construction lawyers pride themselves on providing clear, commercial and pragmatic advice to clients through detailed technical knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm. Some of our lawyers have a background in engineering, and with industry experience, we can speak your language.

You should be fully confident that your legal advisors have the resources, skills and knowledge to manage the risks and deliver the service you need on time and budget.

We can provide pragmatic and commercial advice on what is worth fighting for. We can get into the detail but also maintain the bigger picture. We can deliver without taking needless points. We never lose sight of the legal advice we give must work as part of an overall solution that helps clients achieve their goals.

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Case Studies

  1. We have acted on a number of significant transactions and disputes including successfully acting for the insolvent claimant in the reported case of Styles & Wood Ltd v GE CIF Trustees Ltd involving a final account adjudication and enforcement proceedings which was the first successful action of its kind following the Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd.
  2. We successfully acted for a contractor on the defence of a high value ‘smash and grab’ adjudication against a sub-contractor to a tight timescale with extensive written submissions being required. 
  3. We regularly advise clients on payment issues at all levels of the supply chain including defending and pursuing claims in adjudication proceedings.

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Meet Our Specialists

Home-grown or recruited from national, regional or City firms. Our specialists are experts in their fields and respected by their peers.

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong

Neil is a Partner and Head of our Construction department

Vicky Biggs

Vicky Biggs

Vicky is a Senior Associate in our Commercial Litigation & Construction departments

Jack Duncanson

Jack Duncanson

Jack is a Solicitor in our Construction department

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