Colin Jones is a partner in the firm's Construction team and a member of a number of its focus groups, including Charity, Education, Sports and CleanTech Groups.
Colin is a highly experienced legal adviser, acting for developers, contractors, design and construction professionals, construction product manufacturers, funders and occupiers. He acts for UK and European, public and private sector, charity and education clients and has a growing client base in the CleanTech and renewable energy sector. He advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters and in regard to all aspects of UK and European procurement law. A long standing element of his practice is advising businesses operating in the clean tech and sustainable construction market, including UK and European based manufacturers and suppliers, as well as contractors and consultants. Colin is a member of Hewitsons' CleanTech Group which advises businesses and clients involved in solar power, wind turbine and other forms of green energy systems. The Construction Team at Hewitsons has a leading reputation for advice to the property, construction services and construction products market. From dispute resolution to advice on the procurement of commercial, residential and infrastructure projects, the team has won plaudits for its effective and pragmatic approach to meeting the objectives of clients. Independent Legal Directory, Chambers, places Colin in its Band 1 ranking.
Colin has drafted a series of standard form consultant appointments for the Association of Consultant Architects and the British Institute of Interior Design. He is a Trustee of the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry and a Council member of the Cambridge Interact Club of property and construction professionals. He undertakes training on contract law at the University of Cambridge's School of Architecture.
Ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the Legal 500's 2021 guide and an Eminent Practitioner in the Chambers & Partners guide to the legal profession 2019.
Recognised in the 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2021.
Date of Qualification
15th October, 1992
Latest testimonials“Colin Jones has been an important component in many of the project teams I have put together over the years. His non-confrontational and pragmatic approach means that negotiations with other consultants tend to go very smoothly."
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