Rebecca specialises in both the contentious and non-contentious fields of construction and engineering.
Rebecca advises on wide-ranging and complex contentious and non-contentious issues. Her clients include developers, local authorities, banks, contractors, consultants, retailers, specialist sub-contractors and housebuilders.
Rebecca is recognised by her clients and peers as being “very diligent and organised” and as someone who always goes the extra mile to ensure that objectives are achieved.
In non-contentious matters, Rebecca has extensive experience in providing advice on both standard industry contracts and bespoke forms of construction contracts. Her expertise includes:
Providing advice on construction procurement documentation, including building contracts, professional team appointments, collateral warranties, letters of reliance, bonds and guarantees;
Drafting and negotiating suites of construction procurement documentation for a variety of single and mixed-use construction projects, including retail parks, hotel schemes, student accommodation, retail and leisure facilities, city council offices, care homes, office and residential schemes and industrial premises;
Advising banks and investment funds on their security packages for various construction schemes;
Advising on contracts for demolition works and associated groundworks.
In contentious matters, Rebecca is experienced in running Court proceedings in both the High Court and County Court (including the TCC), adjudications, alternative dispute resolution (including mediation, expert determination and structured negotiation) and arbitration. Her experience includes:
Advising a client in respect of a professional negligence claim against an expert involved in construction litigation;
Advising a client in an adjudication raised by a contractor, including various jurisdictional challenges;
Settlement of a building dispute by way of negotiation and structured meetings;
Reporting on potential claims against an international company involved in the manufacture and supply of wind turbines.
Rebecca has recentlydelivered a full suite of construction documentation for a retail park and industrial facility, which involved complex funding arrangements and numerous interested parties. She has also provided advice on the contractual documentation required for the development of a £10 million town centre cinema and restaurant complex.
Rebecca is a member of the Society of Construction Law.