Specialist solicitors to the construction and engineering industries

Ross Galbraith

Ross is a Legal Director specialising in non-contentious construction law. Ross has gained significant experience acting for various large developers in relation to residential developments, commercial developments and mixed-use developments (both in the UK and overseas) and has experience in drafting and negotiating building contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, development agreements, performance bonds and parent company guarantees.

Ross’ work also includes advising contractors, sub-contractors and consultants on relevant construction documents.

Matthew Leonard

Matt is a Legal Director who qualified as a solicitor in 2013 and his experience encompasses commercial dispute work across a number of sectors including construction, engineering and manufacturing. Matt provides commercially focused support to clients and has considerable experience on a broad range of disputes including defective work, delay, valuation, payment, termination and professional negligence. Matt regularly advises on issues arising under bespoke and industry standard forms of contract and specialises in resolving construction and engineering disputes via adjudication, litigation and arbitration. Matt is an advocate of all forms of alternative dispute resolution and has successfully resolved numerous matters at mediation.

Claire Saunders

Claire is an associate solicitor specialising in contentious construction law. Claire advises on a wide range of construction and engineering disputes, including high value disputes relating to non-payment, loss and expense, variations, extensions of time and contract formation.

Claire has considerable experience acting for both claimants and defendants in all forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation, arbitration and litigation in the Technology and Construction Court. Further, Claire has successfully enforced a number of adjudicator’s decisions in the Technology and Construction Court.

Jonathan Robson

Jonathan is an associate solicitor specialising in contentious construction law. Jonathan has considerable experience of assisting parties in various forums of dispute resolution including litigation, adjudication and mediation.

Matthew Shotton

Matthew is an associate solicitor with well-rounded experience of construction and engineering disputes. This experience includes providing advice on the delivery of large infrastructure and built environment projects, as well as the resolution of complex and high value disputes, typically in adjudication and TCC litigation.

Matthew’s extensive work on rail and water infrastructure projects has developed a proficiency with complex target cost and framework agreements. He has a good track record of success in the TCC on such matters which, combined with secondments to engineering and insurance clients, provides a strong platform for providing pragmatic legal advice.

Prudence Walton

Prudence is a solicitor specialising in contentious construction law. Prudence regularly assists parties in various forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation and litigation.

Katherine Morgan

Katherine is a solicitor who primarily focuses on contentious aspects of construction law. Katherine’s experience includes assisting parties through various dispute resolution procedures such as adjudication, litigation and mediation.

Samantha Murkitt

Samantha is a solicitor who specialises in non-contentious construction law. Samantha’s experience includes drafting and negotiating building contracts, consultant appointments, collateral warranties, letters of intent, performance bonds and guarantees.

Danny Jacobson

Danny is a solicitor with the firm. Danny primarily focuses on contentious matters and handles disputes through adjudication, litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Shauna O'Neil

Shauna is a first year trainee solicitor with the firm. Shauna will gain experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters and assists the firm’s other fee earners in a wide variety of cases.