Disputes over construction work are often hard to avoid, so our lawyers are here to help minimise the disruption they cause to your business if they do unfortunately happen.

For more information on our services, call one of our specialist construction dispute lawyers or get in touch online.

We offer a specialist service to safely guide you through any disputes, including:

  • Claims for extensions of time or variations
  • Claims by contractors for losses caused by delayed or disrupted work
  • Claims by employers for defective work
  • Claims against professional consultants for negligent design or over-certification
  • Claims by contractors and professional consultant for unpaid fees
  • Advice on public private partnership (PPP) scheme disputes
  • Enforcing adjudicator’s decisions

Our team provides tailored advice on construction disputes across a range of sectors, helping funders, developers, employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants with their issues.

We can support both local and national clients as we have offices based across the UK. Our experienced lawyers also have construction contacts around the world, which allows us to get the help you need, no matter where you are.

Our construction law experts will always provide strategic and efficient advice, considering a variety of resolution methods such as court proceedings, arbitration, adjudication and mediation.

We can help with both contentious and non-contentious construction issues, with a multi-disciplinary team who can undertake all aspects of legal work. Our specialists also have an impressive track record of success in this area, so you can be confident that you have the best chance of getting a positive outcome.

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022

“The team has some big hitters, all with different strengths, which makes them a formidable firm.”

Legal 500, 2022
Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022

"Of the firms we use we always get better service from Irwin Mitchell."

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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Find one of our solicitors near you

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.