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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Bob Maynard

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner HRO

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Engineering, construction and procurement (ECP).


Partner and specialist in litigation, arbitration, adjudication, ADR processes including mediation, project advisory and forensic investigation work and heads the global contentious construction team. He has worked in the construction sector for over 25 years and has acted for clients from all sides of the industry.


Trained Herbert Smith; qualified 1987; assistant solicitor Rowe & Maw 1987-90; assistant solicitor MacKenzie Mills 1990-93; assistant solicitor Barlow Lyde & Gilbert 1994-97; partner Barlow Lyde & Gilbert 1997-2001; partner Berwin Leighton Paisner 2001.


Italian, French.


TECSA, Society of Construction Law.


Latymer Upper School, London; Bristol University (1984 LLB Hons).


Golf, cricket, skiing.

London: Real estate

Construction: contentious and non-contentious

Within: Leading individuals

Bob Maynard - Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Within: Construction: contentious and non-contentious

At Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, the practice has ‘knowledge of not just the legal processes involved but also the development sector as a whole - this gives great confidence’. The non-contentious team continued to handle a stream of high profile domestic development projects in 2016; practice head Marc Hanson, who provides ‘clear and concise advice’, is acting for Hermes in relation to the construction aspects of the Paradise Circus regeneration scheme in Birmingham; and Nazir Dewji is assisting Qatari Diar in relation to all design and construction aspects of the redevelopment of the 12.8 acre Chelsea Barracks site in London. In the infrastructure sub-sector, ‘great lawyer’ John Hughes-D’Aeth is advising Highways England on the delivery and procurement process for the Government’s £15bn Roads Investment Strategy. Bob Maynard leads the contentious offering, which received an increasing number of instructions from Korean contractors including Samsung Engineering and Hyundai Engineering & Construction. Besides a strong portfolio of international work for both contractors and employers, the team was also involved in a number of major PFI and development disputes in the UK, including Terry de Souza’s representation of Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in a dispute concerning the standard of completion of 2 phases of the construction of a hospital and clinical office blocks for the Trust. Other litigators to note are the ‘very brightCaroline Pope and senior associate Marcus Birch, who ‘runs cases well’.

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United Kingdom: Construction

April 2018. By Bob Maynard, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to employment and labour law in  United Kingdom . It will cover termination of employment, procedures, protection for workers, compensation as well as insight and opinion on the most common difficulties employers face and any upcoming legal changes planned.. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Construction. [Continue Reading]

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