Thomas advises developer and contractor clients across the lifecycle of major projects in the energy, construction and infrastructure sectors.
He is a sought after technical lawyer with a pragmatic and holistic approach to contract management and dispute avoidance / resolution.Thomas is an increasingly influential figure in the renewables sector where he acts as project counsel to developers of domestic and international offshore windfarm projects; a role he performs with enthusiasm and gusto. He has undertaken a successful long term in house secondment at an offshore windfarm developer and continues to be at the forefront of topical issues affecting the industry, such as Leading Edge Erosion, ground risk, and grouted connections / DNV standards, in relation to which he has acted in multiple successful Technology and Construction Court litigations and advised on complex settlement and contract renegotiations.Thomas also acts across major national infrastructure projects in the tunnelling and rail sectors, including Crossrail, London Underground, HS2, and Thames Tideway, on international mining and power projects in the Southern African region (where he undertook a successful spell in the firm's Johannesburg office), as well as on major domestic construction projects, where he typically advises main contractor clients on day-to-day contract management issues, and the resolution of multi-million pound extension of time, prolongation / disruption and defects claims through arbitration, adjudication (and subsequent enforcement) and alternative dispute resolution.Thomas is a founding member of the firm's Delay and Claims Hub and regularly speaks on topical issues affecting the industry.
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Bavesh has significant experience in both public and private infrastructure. His expertise includes the drafting of construction, supply and professional services agreements, advising on tender processes, contracts and dispute resolutions.
Chloé specialises in construction law and advises clients in the energy, construction and mining industries, focusing on construction dispute resolution