Laurence is a partner in the Construction and Engineering group and specialises in construction and engineering law; with considerable experience in dealing with dispute management for all forms of construction and engineering projects, ranging from traditional building contracts to complex infrastructure schemes, both national and international. Laurence advises clients in mediation, litigation, adjudication, arbitration and expert determination, as well as during negotiated settlements and in meeting pre-action requirements.
He advises a broad range of clients, from large corporations to small contractors, local authorities, employers, sub-contractors, members of the professional team, and public bodies on wide ranging matters. Recent projects include residential, commercial and industrial developments in the UK, multi-party mediations, international disputes and numerous adjudications including jurisdiction and enforcement issues.
Laurence is a member of the Society of Construction Law and writes articles for the construction press and lectures to industry bodies and clients. He is referred to as an expert in both Chambers and Legal 500 Directories and writes a regular blog for Building magazine. He was educated at King Edward VII School, Lytham, Manchester University and Chester Law College.
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