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Addleshaw Goddard

Work 020 7606 8855
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Jonathan Tattersall

Work 020 7880 5941
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Construction litigation.


Partner and head of the contentious construction department specialising in international arbitration, litigation and forms of ADR. Work includes acting for a Korean contractor in a $200m arbitration re a power plant in the Middle East; a US contractor in arbitration regarding power plants in Pakistan; major PFI disputes in the UK with values in excess of £20m. He has advised clients in construction and energy disputes worldwide, on projects including Malaysia, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, P&C, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Canada, Mexico, USA, Japan, Korea, Singapore.


Trained Eversheds Hepworth & Chadwick; qualified 1996; solicitor Eversheds 1996-2000; solicitor Hammonds 2000-03; partner 2003-05; partner Addleshaw Goddard 2005.


Conversational Japanese; conversational French.


Associate Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


King Edward VI School, Stratford upon Avon; University of Sheffield (1993 LLB Hons 2(1)); College of Law (1994 LPC commendation).


Family, cricket, rugby, reading, golf.

London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Addleshaw Goddard recently hired construction, engineering and environment disputes practitioner Gerlando Butera from Nabarro LLP's Singapore office. The practice acts in energy, construction and life sciences-related arbitrations and has extensive experience in enforcing arbitration awards. The team acted for a Thai investor in an investment arbitration brought under the 1987 ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement, which concerned disputed property rights. Simon Kamstra  is international arbitration head; Jon Tweedale has a focus on energy and life sciences; Sarah Vasani is London head of investor state disputes; Mark Molyneux leads the firm's Africa group; and Jonathan Tattersall heads up the Japan desk, representing major construction contractors in the Asia Pacific region.

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London: Real estate


Within: Construction

Addleshaw Goddard¬†is ‚Äėexcellent for strategy, negotiation and quick responses.‚Äô Andy McVeigh¬†and the ‚Äėexcellent and smart‚Äô Jonathan Tattersall¬†jointly lead the construction team. McVeigh heads the London construction team, specialising in residential development and student accommodation, where he continues to advise UPP on all of its student accommodation schemes; recent instructions include closing a ¬£160m transaction with the University of Hull for the development and operation of 12 new student accommodation blocks. Julia Court¬†joined the team from King & Wood Mallesons, and has been advising on infrastructure, early works contracts and construction issues relating to the Battersea Power Station ¬£8bn redevelopment. Nancy McGuire¬†is advising on the refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO world heritage site and Grade 1 listed building. In the transactional space, Luke Baines¬†has international experience includes working in Western Australia on major energy and resources projects, such as providing the construction documentation for a AUS$7bn iron ore mine and a US$34bn LNG project. Associate Keith Browne¬†works for a number of the firm‚Äôs key clients, such as Britvic, ABF, Nationwide and Travelodge, providing advice on both civil and engineering projects, as well as PPP schemes. The transactional team also acts on some of the largest PFI disputes in the UK, being particularly strong in healthcare PFI, acting on the Peterborough (JLIF and Infrared), Norfolk & Norwich, Birmingham, Central Manchester, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Liverpool hospital disputes.

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North West: Real estate


Within: Leading individuals

Jonathan Tattersall - Addleshaw Goddard

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