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Tom Peel

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Walker Morris LLP

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Construction & Engineering




Tom has specialised in both the contentious and non contentious fields of construction and engineering since qualification. He advises on projects ranging from commercial, residential and industrial developments to high value energy and waste schemes, procurement of bespoke plant and equipment as well as infrastructure and land remediation projects. On the contentious side, Tom has extensive experience of all forms of dispute resolution proceedings including mediation, adjudication, arbitration and Court. His client base includes listed companies, local authorities, developers, contractors, banks and specialist sub-contractors.

In offering advice from cradle to grave, he has developed a detailed understanding of the risks that are thrown up during construction and engineering projects and how to go about managing the same. He always strives to provide practical and commercial advice, focussed on what the client is seeking to achieve.

Tom Peel handles both contentious and non-contentious construction matters, and is known by market sources to be “very proactive, diligent and extremely competent in his field of practice.”

Yorkshire and the Humber: Real estate


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Tom Peel - Walker Morris LLP

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‘A highly respected team in the industry with a reputation to match’, Walker Morris LLP’s ‘first-rate, top-notch and outstanding practice is in a league of its own’. Department head Martin Scott, who has ‘excellent commercial nous’, focuses on construction litigation; Tom Peel is ‘trusted as a safe pair of hands’ and advises on contentious and non-contentious mandates, Jules Harbage specialises in energy and engineering work, director Joanne McNamara handles student accommodation projects, and senior associate Carly Thorpe ‘has an exceptional ability to analyse the options available and find a way through difficult negotiations’. Starbucks and Drax Power Station are clients; Harbage advised the latter on the construction, installation and commissioning of a cold reheat pressure reduction system. Other highlights include Harbage assisting the Homes and Communities Agency with two residential developments in Kent, and Scott representing 99 owners of 160 apartments in litigation relating to a failed residential development in Bradford.

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