Construction consultants

Crispin Pettifer

Partner & LEAD CONTACT
  • Harrogate, Newcastle
  • Projects, Construction, Commercial
  • Harrogate/01423 724001 Newcastle/0191 230 0669
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Legal support for construction consultants

We deliver a high quality service to a growing number of small and medium-sized consultants based around the country: all jobs are important to us, large or small, and our clients receive prompt, practical and expert advice and assistance. Our consultant clients include architects, civil and structural engineers, services engineers, sustainability consultants, project managers, CDM co-ordinators and building surveyors.

We are well-versed in the main industry standard forms for professional appointments and we have a particular expertise in reviewing, revising and reporting on key liability and commercial risk issues in bespoke appointments, collateral warranties and novations.

Key procurement services

Key construction services

  • Risk review and negotiation of client-imposed bespoke professional appointments, collateral warranties and novations
  • Drafting and reviewing your own standard terms of business
  • Contractor insolvency
  • Claims avoidance
  • Construction dispute resolution

Other services for consultants

  • Project partnering, joint ventures and confidentiality agreements
  • Business sales, purchases, shareholder agreements, director appointments and related matters
  • Partnership deeds; partnership disputes; formation of LLPs
  • Health and Safety
  • Employment
  • Real estate development
  • Landlord and tenant

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Church Lukas Ltd

Architects, project managers, CDM co-ordinators and building surveyors. We routinely advise Church Lukas on their appointments as architects, building surveyors and CDM co-ordinators. We also advise them on commercial issues arising during their projects and on their general business affairs (including the sale of part of the Church Lukas business in 2006).

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