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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Alison Short

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Alison specialises in advising on all legal aspects of construction and engineering matters, from the outset when the commercial contracts are being agreed to the management and resolution of any disputes that arise.

Having been involved in drafting, negotiating and advising on both bespoke and standard form construction and engineering contracts and ancillary agreements on behalf of employers, contractors, funders and end users, Alison has extensive experience of the nature and content of such contracts, the commercial considerations influencing their negotiation and the issues that can arise during their performance from a number of different perspectives. Alison has particular experience of private finance initiative and public private partnership projects, having acted for public and private sector clients.

This commercial experience informs Alison's approach when advising on dispute avoidance, management and resolution. Alison has successfully managed construction and engineering disputes through court and arbitration proceedings and has assisted clients to achieve resolutions of disputes by negotiation and mediation.



Wales: Real estate


Within: Construction

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s two-partner team focuses on clean energy construction and infrastructure matters, primarily based outside of Wales. Team head Rob McNabb is advising DONG Energy on the negotiation of an offshore cable crossing agreement, which will, when completed, be exporting electricity from the world’s largest wind farm. McNabb also handles a significant amount of work for Blackrock on its renewable energy projects, including the acquisition of multiple portfolios of solar photovoltaic projects. Alison Short has a focus on major infrastructure matters; working alongside lawyers in the firm’s Birmingham office, she is leading the representation of EDF Energy’s subsidiary company, NNB Generation Company, on the negotiation of a range of contracts for the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear project. Senior associate Madi Dacey is developing a strong reputation among developers, utilities and funders across a range of energy projects including biomass, wind and solar. Other clients include E.ON Energy Projects, RWE Npower and Dwr Cymru Welsh Water.

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