Nabarro's team of 12 partners and 21 associates based in London, Sheffield and Singapore is consistently ranked as one of the leading construction and engineering groups by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
"This is anexceptionally good team which is known for its high-quality work on engineering, power and infrastructure projects".
Chambers UK 2013
"Highly competent across all disciplines" (London)."A great team that is always prepared to fight the client’s corner" (Sheffield).
Legal 500 2013
We have significant experience in all aspects of construction and engineering projects in the United Kingdom and internationally; particularly in the Far East, Middle East and in Europe.
We act for a broad range of clients across the industry, including:
Power and utility companies;
Waste plant operators;
Real estate funds;
Consulting engineers and architects;
Government entities; and
Our key sectors are:
Office and Retail Development;
Energy and renewables;
Infrastructure and Waste;
Residential and Student Accommodation;
Leisure and Hotels
Our experience extends to development, offshore wind farms, solar plant, waste plant, development finance, drafting and negotiating bespoke contractual arrangements, guarantees and bonds, project financed projects, and urban regeneration. Please click here for more detail of our commercial construction and engineering expertise.
We have significant experience of managing and resolving disputes relating to the design and construction of infrastructure projects including offshore wind-farms and waste plants, sports stadia, power stations, dredging, office, retail, production facilities and leisure space as well as claims for professional negligence both for and against professionals. A key sub-specialty of ours is complex delay claims. Please click here for more detail of our Construction and Engineering Disputes expertise.
Our lawyers speak regularly at industry conferences and seminars. We also offer tailored training sessions to clients at our office or theirs. Please click here for a list of recent training topics we have covered, but we can offer training on any number of topics which are of interest.
Our latest alerts, briefings & reports
Nabarro briefings and reports
Plebgate costs bombshell
Mr Mitchell, or more accurately his solicitors, have been denied the ability to recover costs, estimated in excess of £500,000, because they failed to file a costs budget on time. View full briefing
Construction & Engineering group newsletter - Autumn 2013
NEC3 suite of contracts – the April 2013 amendments; Complex Projects Contract 2013 – A complex solution for a complex problem; Repudiatory Breach – A Brief Summary and Case Study; Collateral warranty is held to be a "construction contract"; Disclosure Reports – Start Thinking Early; A Change of Approach to the Recoverability of Adjudication Costs? View full briefing
Judicial review: planning reform and the chamber of planning
On 6 September the Ministry of Justice announced a new consultation on further proposed reforms to the judicial review process.
Whilst the reforms apply to judicial review as a whole there are a number of planning-specific proposals which will be of interest to landowners, developers and public authorities. View full briefing
Planning Judicial Review time limit reduced to 6 weeks with effect from 1 July
Important changes are being made to the procedure for bringing judicial review proceedings in planning cases which come into force on 1 July. View full briefing
Construction & Engineering group newsletter - Spring 2013
What does a contractual obligation of good faith mean?; Is your cap on liability effective?; Changes to late payment regulations - points to note; The changing landscape of costs in construction disputes View full briefing
Externally published articles
What are Limitation Act Periods and the Latent Damage Act?
Reproduced by kind permission of RICS Construction Journal (September 2008) The Limitation Act 1980 governs time limits for bringing different types of legal claims'. The most
relevant for the construction industry are those for contractual and tortious (negligence) claims. View full briefing