Stuart Pearson is an Senior Associate in the construction, energy and projects team and undertakes contentious and non-contentious construction and energy projects, from procurement to completion for public and private companies, including national and local government, private sector developers, contractors, design consultants and financial institutions. His work includes advising employers, contractors, funders, tenants and purchasers. He has advised on bespoke and standard-form construction contracts for routine projects, through to £multi-billion financed schemes.
Stuart’s expertise includes:
Public/private partnership projects
Drafting and negotiation of main building contracts (including bespoke and standard forms such as JCT, NEC, GCWorks, PPC2000, LOGIC, IET and FIDIC.)
Professional appointments (including bespoke and standard forms such as RIBA, BPF, ACE and CIC)
Collateral warranties/third party rights
Security documents – bonds and guarantees
Facilities management contracts and supply agreements.
Construction due diligence relating to funding arrangements, commercial property (purchasers and tenants) and corporate asset or share transfers.
Review and management of disputes
Experience of professional negligence claims, final account disputes, defective workmanship disputes, PFI scheme disputes and insurance claims