My Business Counsel’s experienced team of engineering lawyers provides developers, contractors, finance units of major multi-disciplinary companies, sponsors, sub-contractors, consultants, employer’s agents, build managers, harbour commissioners, councils, local authorities and large property portfolio employers, with a fully integrated, cross-disciplined spectrum of services to develop projects from start to finish, including:
- Project development including EPC, O&M and related agreements;
- Bespoke amendments to standard construction industry terms and conditions (JCT, ICE, FIDIC Silver and Gold Books, IChemE, NEC3, ENAA);
- Mergers and acquisitions;
- Regulatory and permitting;
- Construction and project finance facility agreements;
- IP licensing advice;
- Real estate advice on agreements for lease, option, and leases;
- Investor-grade due diligence reports and document-pack preparation.
We have extensive engineering legal experience that covers projects, in the UK and across the world. We can apply our depth of knowledge and experience to contracts solutions under English law as desired.
Below are examples of some of our team’s representations
Case study: £100M Twin Sails Bridge Development – Poole Harbour, England
Our team has advised on the £100M Twin Sails Bridge development in Poole Harbour, advising the local authority on the merits/de-merits of various procedures including the competitive dialogue procedure; NEC3 turnkey build contract merits for build and amendments to base contract for use in the tender process; general advice/document preparation.
Case study: £20M Ferry Terminal Link-Span
Our team provided advise, preparation and negotiation of heads of terms, amended JCT build contract, appointments and collateral warranties relating to modification of a £20M linkspan for a UK south coast harbour authority. Included advice on the restricted procedure and its operation within the UK Utilities Contracts Regulations.
Case study: £20M Salisbury Law Courts
Our team provided advice, preparation and finalisation of the JCT build contract, appointments and collateral warranty, as well as post-conclusion of the legal contracts for the entire build, produced user guide for the construction of the new £20M Salisbury Law Courts, acting for a global developer and their construction companies on the same project.
Case study: Removal of asbestosised waste for Port Authority
Advice, preparation and finalisation of ICE Conditions of Contract Term Version Contract, 1st edition, building contract, to remove asbestos-related waste from a site for a local harbour authority.
Case study: NEC3 contract – civil engineering works for energy from waste portfolio
Advice, preparation and finalisation of NEC3 engineering and construction contract, for use on civil engineering sub-contracted works for a portfolio of energy from waste plants in the UK for a Scandinavian/British energy from waste company.