Tim specialises in contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering projects in the UK and internationally. He has acted for employers, contractors, consultants, insurers and sureties.
He is experienced in conducting proceedings in the High Court and appellate Courts. He has conducted domestic arbitrations and arbitrations run under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. He has an extensive track record in acting in relation to statutory and other adjudications.
The subject matter of his contentious instructions has included mixed retail and residential developments, airport facilities, power stations and oil exploration.
He is very familiar with acting in relation to the pursuit and defence of the claims typically arising in the construction and engineering industries concerning time, loss and expense, Variations and defects - including where highly complex technical expert evidence is in issue. He is experienced in making and defending applications for injunctive relief.
His non-contentious instructions include advising on projects relating to the health care sector, schools, defence facilities and sports stadia, as well as in relation to various London landmark buildings based in the City and Canary Wharf. He has been responsible for the drafting and lead negotiation of the main documentation based on industry standard and bespoke forms and bespoke agreements, as well as ancillary project documents such as guarantees, bonds and direct agreements.
Internationally, he has advised on projects in the Far and Middle East, as well as West Africa and Europe, in the fields of telecommunications, power and oil.
The negotiation of contracts for major works packages for GCHQ, The Gherkin, HSBC Canary Wharf HQ, the new Wembley Stadium and Milton Court.
Advising a Middle Eastern Government.
The successful representation of clients in the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords.
Out of the office
Tim enjoys trying to impersonate Jamie Oliver for his family, the cinema, reading and playing the piano with 10 fingers when he can.