Construction

Our practice covers the full spectrum of construction and engineering projects ranging from major infrastructure provision and power and energy projects to inner City development. We have advised on a number of high profile construction projects in the United Kingdom and have considerable experience of projects around the world.

We also have an extensive Infrastructure, Energy and National Resources practice providing expertise in all industry sectors including the construction aspects of major projects.

Our work includes:

  • public procurement procedures, bid evaluations and State aid
  • financing, including debt and equity and project finance
  • infrastructure of all kinds including rail, air and road
  • mining and energy including oil and gas, electricity, nuclear and renewables
  • construction and engineering contracts of all types including EPC and construction contracts, professional appointments, operation and maintenance agreements and technical services agreements

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The lawyers in the construction group at Slaughter and May draw praise from clients for their attentive manner and understanding of the nuances of cross-border projects Chambers UK, 2012

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Our key experience includes advising:

Lend Lease in relation to its role as delivery partner to the Olympic Development Authority including the delivery of the site wide infrastructure and the Athletes Village for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Arsenal Football Club on virtually every aspect of the Club’s development of and relocation to the Emirates Stadium and associated infrastructure work. The project was nominated as Infrastructure Journal’s "Deal of the Decade". We also advised on the redevelopment of Highbury Stadium and two major mixed-use sites at Queensland Road adjoining the Emirates Stadium.

British Airways in connection with its move to Terminal 5 at Heathrow.

Lincs Wind Farm, a joint venture between Centrica, DONG and Siemens in respect of the construction, operation and maintenance and financing of the Lincs Offshore Wind Farm.

YTL in connection with a number of international power projects.

EMethanex on the construction of a methanol plant in Egypt and on the related project financing.

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubushi on the engineering and construction elements of the financing of a new hydro-cracker and coking facility in Egypt.

Qatargas on the port agreements and EPC contracts for the LNG trains on the first LNG project, on the financing for the upstream phase and third LNG train on the Qatargas LNG project and on its participation in the refinery project at Ras Laffan.

Network Rail on various matters including the East Coast Mainline upgrade.

the project consortium on the Zuid High Speed Rail Link project from Schipol to the Belgian border.

Bombardier on its participation in the Metronet Consortium for the contracts to upgrade and maintain the BCV and SLL tube networks.

Eesti Energia and the Republic of Estonia in connection with the Eesti and Balti power stations.

MOD HQ - We advised the lenders on the £400 million project to refurbish the Ministry of Defence headquarters in Whitehall.