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IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

CAPITAL COURT, 30 WINDSOR STREET, UXBRIDGE, UB8 1AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 877 7025
Fax:
Fax 0845 638 1351
DX:
45105 UXBRIDGE
Email:
Web:
www.ibblaw.co.uk
Chesham, Uxbridge

Paul Brampton

Tel:
Work 01895 207276
Email:
IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Partner specialising in non contentious and contentious construction and engineering law. Clients include major institutional lenders, investment funds, developers, manufacturers, house builders, contractors, consultants, occupiers, and charities. In addition to contract drafting and the provision of strategic project advice, he advises clients if issues arise during the course of construction and engineering projects and acts for parties in adjudications, mediations, arbitrations and court proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court and the Court of Appeal. Paul holds a degree in civil and structural engineering, and has written for Building Magazine, Construction News, Legal Week and the Financial Times. He is an officer of the London Constructing Excellence Club, an organisation which promotes knowledge sharing and best practice in the construction industry.

Career

Trained Glovers Solicitors and qualified in 1996; Nicholson Graham & Jones 1997-2000; Taylor Wessing 2000-07; IBB Solicitors 2007 to date.

Member

Society of Construction Law.

Education

Bristol University (1991 Civil Engineering 2(1)); College of Law, London (1993 CPE; 1994 LPC).

Leisure

Skiing, football.


South East: Real estate

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Paul Brampton - IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett)

Within: Construction

IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) fields a team of 'extremely well-qualified, very professional, highly knowledgeable and courteous' construction specialists who provide 'exceptional advice and outstanding value for money'. Clients include major housebuilders, contractors and mixed-use developers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious construction matters, with notable strength in commercial real estate and the engineering sector. On the contentious front, practice head Paul Brampton ('very formidable and clear thinking') acted for O'Loughlin Leisure in a dispute concerning construction cost overruns, allocation of sale proceeds, and alleged defects brought against the development company, with which the client entered into a joint venture agreement to sell and develop leisure facilities in South London into apartments and commercial premises. Non-contentious highlights included advising Heathrow Top on the conversion and extension of an existing office building in Heathrow to deliver a 244-bedroom Marriott hotel, and assisting with Aviva Insurance on the redevelopment of St Helen's Square in the City of London, the third largest open space in the City. Steven Hayward has wide-ranging expertise in contentious and non-contentious construction matters and is recommended alongside consultant Ross Humphries.

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