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Claire Laviers

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Claire is an associate in our litigation and dispute management group specialising in non-contentious construction law.

She advises on all aspects of construction contract drafting and negotiation from standard form contracts to bespoke individual contracts giving such advice to employers, contractors and consultants and others. She has expertise in assessing and negotiating responsibility for construction risk.

Claire’s current projects in the construction sector include drafting a bespoke contract to work in connection with the client’s established systems and suitable for the client to issue as the client’s standard contractor contract and advising a tenant on the construction elements of an agreement to lease a property still to be constructeds.

“Claire Laviers is recommended for her ‘depth of knowledge”.

- legal 500



Wales: Real estate


Within: Construction

Led by Rob McNabb , Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's two-partner construction team is particularly focused on non-contentious matters and provides 'commercial advice' on large-scale energy and infrastructure projects for clients including Stena Line, RWE Generation UK and EDF Energies Nouvelles. Specialising in work within the renewables sector, much of McNabb's work is of an international nature, with many of his current and past projects taking place in the Middle East and Africa. He is currently involved in numerous renewables projects in Egypt, including advising Swicorp and Acciona Consortium on three 50MW solar projects in the country. Alison Short  is particularly accomplished at handling energy and infrastructure-related work; she continues to represent EDF Energy on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project and also acts for Welsh Water in respect of contracts relating to its £1.7bn water and wastewater services investment programme. At the non-partner level, senior associate Madi Dacey , who specialises in advising on engineering and construction contracts within the renewables sector, and associate Claire Laviers , who provides 'a sound and sensible approach', are also recommended.

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