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Birketts LLP

BRIERLY PLACE, NEW LONDON ROAD, CHELMSFORD, CM2 0AP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01245 211211
Fax:
Fax 01245 354764
DX:
89703 CHELMSFORD-2
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich

Andrew Rush

Tel:
Work 01245 211326
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew joined Birketts in 2005. He is a Partner and Head of our Construction and Engineering Team.

Andrew specialises in all aspects of construction law. He has experience in both non-contentious drafting and the management of disputes. He advises on all the construction aspects of property transactions and is familiar with all standard forms (JCT, ICE, NEC, GC/Works, ACE, RIBA, RICS) as well as regularly drafting and negotiating bespoke appointments and contracts. Andrew acts for a variety of clients including funders, developers, public sector bodies, contractors and sub-contractors on all forms of dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and adjudication).

Education

Andrew began his career as a chartered civil engineer and member of the Institute of Civil Engineers. He re-trained with a leading international legal practice before joining Birketts. Andrew has a masters degree in Construction Law and Arbitration from Kings College.


East Anglia: Real estate

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Rush - Birketts LLP

Within: Construction

Birketts LLP deals with all aspects of construction work for mainstream commercial lenders, developers, contractors, professionals, suppliers and sub-contractors. The practice is led by Andrew Rush who works in both the Ipswich and Chelmsford offices, but the key partner in Ipswich is Ruth Sunaway who handles contentious construction matters for employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and professionals. Stefan Harris-Wright in Cambridge handles non-contentious matters for both public and private sector clients, and real estate finance transactions up to £150m in value for both for borrowers and lenders. Senior associates Katrina Bretten and Oli Worth  in Cambridge and Josh Ripman in Ipswich play key roles in the practice.

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South East: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Birketts LLP's construction team, which has extensive expertise in 'highly technical and complicated issues', covers development funding, contract negotiations, building transactions and dispute resolution work. In addition to acting for contractors and sub-contractors, the firm generates work from commercial lenders, developers and suppliers. Andrew Rush heads up the team. Associate Carolyn Porter is a specialist in complex adjudications.

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