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Gateley Plc

ONE ELEVEN, EDMUND STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 234 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 234 0001
DX:
13033 BIRMINGHAM-1
Email:
Web:
www.gateleyplc.com
Birmingham, Dubai, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and 2 more

Peter Davies

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 121 234 0058
Email:
Web:
gateleyplc.com/
Gateley Plc

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Peter is a dispute resolution lawyer. Following qualification he dealt with general commercial disputes, with an increasing volume of contentious construction work. The work now undertaken by Peter is almost exclusively for housebuilders and is a mix of contentious real estate, contentious construction, professional negligence and general dispute resolution. Peter acts for most of the large national housebuilders. Important recent cases have included defending a multi-million pound claim for a quasi-overage payment which went to trial in the Chancery Division, as well as advising on the correct interpretation of a conditional contract for the acquisition of a valuable development site in London. He is also currently advising on a number of defects claims arising from high rise developments. Peter has also continued to be involved in a number of high-value professional negligence claims, mainly against geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineers arising from advice on ground conditions. He is also a CEDR-accredited mediator.

Career

Qualified 1982; partner Gateley 1992 to date.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Solihull School; Birmingham University (LLB Hons); College of Law, Chester.

Leisure

Peter and his family are season ticket holders at Coventry City FC. He enjoys most sports, live music and spending time with his children (whose ages span almost 30 years!).


West Midlands: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Gateley Plc's team specialises in claims against a wide variety of professionals, such as solicitors, financial advisers, insurance brokers, accountants and insolvency practitioners. It also has a strong reputation for claims against construction professionals, including architects and project managers. Peter Davies, Stephen Goodrham and Mark Wilson head up the team.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

The 'capable team' at Gateley Plc provides comprehensive advice on a wide range of real estate matters, advising a impressive client roster including national and regional contractors, developers and prominent housebuilders. Chief operations officer and construction disputes specialist Peter Davies focuses on housing disputes involving professional negligence and defective design claims, and is supported by legal director Paul Scott, who is an 'excellent contentious lawyer'. Amira Khan is noted for her broad expertise and David Lloyd Jones specialises in non-contentious work.

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Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

At Gateley Plc, Birmingham-based chief operating officer Peter Davies focuses on advising housebuilders on all development and remediation-related disputes, such as payment claims, damages claims and contract breaches. In other work, Iain Davies represents corporate occupiers in disputes with their landlords relating to lease renewal, refurbishment works and dilapidations claims. Legal director Philip Scully left to join Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP in November 2018.

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