John qualified with a leading regional practice and has practised in East Anglia since qualifying. John joined Leathes Prior in May 2021, strengthening the firm’s construction and engineering offering.
John advises employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and professional appointees in relation to a wide variety of construction issues, including:
- Interim and final payment issues;
- Extensions of time and loss and expense claims;
- Contract termination;
- Defects; and
- Professional Negligence.
John has experience in the County Court and the Technology and Construction Court and in all major forms of alternative dispute resolution, particularly referring and responding to adjudications and settling claims at mediation. John also deals with the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts.
John is able to advise in relation to bespoke and standard forms of contract (JCT, NEC, ACA etc), professional appointments and collateral warranties.