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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

CENTRAL SQUARE SOUTH, ORCHARD STREET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 497 6499
DX:
724340 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Mary Anne Roff

Tel:
Work +44 191 241 6321
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Mary Anne is a partner in our construction and engineering team. She worked in law firms in London and Paris, and was head of litigation at Muckle LLP, before moving to Eversheds in 2005.

Mary Anne handles complex disputes, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Her recent experience includes: advising an international energy group in a major LCIA arbitration arising out of its renewables business; acting in an LMAA arbitration of a contractual dispute arising out of a £300 million rig contract for topside build and integration works; acting for one of the world's largest utilities in a multi-million pound dispute concerning damage to gas pipelines; regularly advising a major company in the rail sector on its disputes, including adjudications, mediations, and early neutral evaluations.

Her extensive experience includes litigation, arbitration and adjudication; expert determination; and alternative dispute resolution procedures such as early neutral evaluation and mediation.

Mary Anne is recognised as a construction expert in various legal directories. She is described in such directories as "impressively talented", a "tough negotiator" and as winning "effusive client praise". Mary Anne speaks French, German and Spanish.

Mary Anne is a member of NOF Energy. She has held posts as a director of RTC North, a judge of the Constructing Excellence awards, and a member of the regional leadership team of Business in the Community.

Mary Anne Roff named as “outstanding woman in construction law” at the European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards

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Position

Partner

Languages

French, German and Spanish


North: Real estate

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Mary Anne Roff - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Construction

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP ‘offers valuable insights and pragmatic solutions’ and is ‘very effective at drilling down into the evidence to build the case from the ground up’, while also being a ‘pleasure to work with’. With contentious construction work at its core and particular sector expertise in energy and infrastructure, ‘very experienced and strategic’ team head Mary Anne Roff acted for the Sisk Group in a series of disputes concerning the construction of two power plants in the UK.

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