For any business involved in a construction project, from experienced developers through to specialist sub-contractors, ensuring the risks involved on the project are managed properly, is crucial.

So, as with any major project, getting the right advice and support is vital.

And when it comes to legal advice, you need experienced specialists who understand the construction industry and the issues involved – and can support you every step of the way.

Whether a developer, financier, contractor, sub-contractor, consultant or supplier operating within the construction sector, Napthens’ Cumbrian construction team have the knowhow to guide you through even the most complex project.

From start to finish…

Working closely with colleagues across our commercial services, our construction team provides a comprehensive service on all legal aspects of construction project including:

  • Preparing industry standard and bespoke building contracts and project documentation
  • Security documents and funder reviews when third party borrowing is involved
  • Risk management and due diligence before signing a contract
  • Dispute avoidance and management
  • Specialist construction dispute management and resolution

    Our construction team has specialist dispute resolution skills specialising in adjudication, arbitration and mediation as well as high court litigation in the Technology & Construction Court.

Combining the strength of a regional firm’s resources, with hands-on support at a local level, Napthens’ construction team provides a unique service locally for those involved in construction projects.

Our Cumbria team has developed expertise in sectors such as leisure and retail, with particular involvement in a number of large Lake District hotel redevelopment projects and multi-tenant retail sites.

From a disputes angle, our construction team has experience of running and defending multi-million-pound claims for large engineering companies.

We work closely with commercial developers looking to obtain funding for their projects.

Our highly experienced team has a great reputation in this area and being familiar with the requirements of lenders on construction projects, are well placed to advise and support developer clients.

Whatever your project, feel free to contact us to discuss your legal needs today:

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