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Michael Regan

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Michael Regan is recognised as one of the world's leading construction and engineering lawyers and is head of the Construction & Engineering Group in London. Michael has advised clients in relation to claims arising out of the construction of power stations, nuclear facilities, bridges, dams, process plant, refineries, buildings, roads, mining projects and infrastructure projects in many different countries and in every continent, and has conducted international arbitrations subject to the rules of all the major arbitral institutions including the LCIA, the ICC and ICSID. He has many years experience of conducting complicated technical disputes arising out of construction and engineering projects, including claims involving defects in design and workmanship, programming, delays and quantum. Michael also advises clients on risk allocation, and procurement strategies, and has extensive experience of all the major forms of construction and engineering contracts, particularly FIDIC.


University of Oxford, Pembroke College 1977

London: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Regan - Mayer Brown International LLP

Within: Professional negligence

Mayer Brown International LLP's 'robust and creative team' is engaged on high-profile professional negligence disputes across the legal, engineering, construction and property sectors, where it is instructed by a raft of leading insurers. The team is commended for its international reach and for its experience in cross-border disputes. Head of insurance William Glassey regularly defends claims against solicitors, barristers, pensions actuaries and property professionals, while Michael Regan, who heads the construction and engineering group, is noted for complex construction-related claims. Sally Davies, who co-leads the construction and engineering professional indemnity team, is 'very client-friendly, and is able to steer a course between insurer and insured to deliver a result'. Elsewhere, Jim Oulton delivers 'really outstanding client care and legal advice', and James Morris, who was recently promoted to partner, and Jonathan Stone are experienced in construction-related claims.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Mayer Brown International LLP fields a team of experienced lawyers, who are regularly instructed to advise on infrastructure transactions. The group is noted for its construction and engineering expertise, assisting governments, purchasers and suppliers from a variety of sectors. Practice head Michael Regan and Sally Davies are key contacts in this area, with both particularly well versed in contentious matters. It is also involved in various international project financings and in transactions in the oil & gas sector. Jonathan Stone, Jonathan Olson-Welsh and counsel Tamsin Travers are also part of the construction & engineering group.

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London: Real estate

Construction: contentious

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Regan - Mayer Brown International LLP

Within: Construction: contentious

Mayer Brown International LLP has a large team of specialist construction disputes lawyers in London handling an impressive mix of domestic and international matters. The practice - which advises governments, contractors and construction professionals across the energy, transport, mining and residential property sectors - is led by Michael Regan, who has a track record of advising on claims arising out of infrastructure and mining projects. Kwadwo Sarkodie is another key member of the team, and is one of a number of partners handling 'bet the farm' matters and other contract disputes for construction giant Wates, a longstanding client of the firm. Newly promoted partner James Morris is also recommended.

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