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27th January 2020

Brexit - Construction Contracts

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Uncertainty about Brexit, and now about how a trade deal with the EU will look has had an impact on construction contracts already. Contractors are understandably nervous about how supply chains will be affected by any regulatory and tariff divergence. Funders and Employers are similarly unsure how much risk they can take, or pass on to suppliers. The team of Construction lawyers at Hewitsons has a leading reputation in construction legislation and advising the construction industry, employers and related businesses and organisations, and can advise on how contracts can balance these risks.

Our in depth understanding of construction law is based on long standing relationships with, contractors, design and construction professionals, developers, project funders as well as manufacturers and suppliers of construction products and technologies. A broad client base to be sure and from this we are able to draw on a substantial amount of experience and understanding to ensure that we deliver.

The construction law services at Hewitsons include advice on procurement, construction contracts, commercial agreements, development agreements and in regard to all forms of dispute resolution. Members of this team work particularly closely with our education, charities, rural and CleanTech groups.

Our clients demand value from the construction law services we provide. Rest assured that when it comes to uncertain effects of Brexit, we'll aim to secure your interests without losing sight of the commercial realities.

For more information about the items raised in this article please contact Simon Wain on 01908 247019 or click here to email Simon.