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Gregg Latchams + UWE: Masters Level Construction Procurement.

16 February 2018 |

Andrew Evans, GL Head of Construction and Engineering, has lectured at University of the West of England (UWE), one of the South West’s leading educational and research institutions.

Andrew delivered a lecture on collaborative practices in Construction Procurement to Masters students, covering progress since the Latham, Egan and Farmer Reports and Construction 2025 through to the practical steps set out in the NEC forms of contract and smart contracting.

Leading construction procurement practice places great emphasis on collaborative working – approaches such as the NEC contract forms are increasingly popular.

For more information contact Andrew here.

Andrew joined us at Gregg Latchams in March 2017 as Associate Director and Head of Construction & Engineering. He was previously at FTSE 250 energy, waste and infrastructure company, Pennon Group PLC.

Andrew specialises in legal and commercial advice on all aspects of projects, services and construction contracts. His experience ranges from procurement and delivery of full scale Energy from Waste facilities to water treatment infrastructure, local authority projects for waste disposal and competitive procurement processes.

As specialists in construction and engineering disputes, we know first hand that prevention is better than cure. Changes in the industry mean that there are new risks for employers, contractors and sub-contractors to safeguard against.

Proper preparation and negotiation of contract documents significantly increases the chances of successfully completing a project without any disputes relating to time, payment or defects. In addition, we can draft bespoke contract conditions to suit your business, helping you identify and avoid unnecessary risks.

Our experience of many different types and sizes of contracts allows us to knowledgably advise on the type of contract most suitable for you.

We offer:

  • Advice for both private and public sector building contracts of all sizes
  • Preparation of bespoke building contracts and standard terms
  • Reviews and negotiations on building contracts
  • Advice on key risks and procedures under contracts
  • Specialist knowledge in all forms including JCT, NEC, FIDIC etc.
  • Reviews and drafting of collateral warranties

The contents of this article are intended for general information purposes only and shall not be deemed to be, or constitute legal advice. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss as a result of acts or omissions taken in respect of this article.

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