Goodman Derrick strengthens its Construction team as Laughlan Steer joins the firm

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that Laughlan Steer has joined the firm, further strengthening its City-based Construction law service.

Head of Construction, Richard Bailey, commented:

“We are extremely pleased to have Laughlan join us at this challenging yet exciting time. He is a great addition to our growing construction team at Goodman Derrick and further strengthens our team.”

As part of Goodman Derrick’s highly regarded construction team Laughlan will provide specialist dispute avoidance/resolution advice and non-contentious advice to an array of construction clients, including employers, architects, contractors and sub-contractors.

Laughlan commented:

“I’m delighted to have joined the firm and look forward to introducing our market leading team to my contacts and clients.”

For further information

Richard Bailey, Head of Construction,, +44 (0)7971 418 051

Laughlan Steer, Associate, Construction,, +44 (0)7595 086 976

James Caulfield, Head of Business Development,, +44 (0)7815 846 124

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