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Work 028 9055 3300
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Tim Kinney

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Work +44 (0) 28 9082 0533
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Tughans

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Construction

Position

A partner in the organisation, Tim originally trained as an architect before converting to law. He has wide ranging experience in both construction and project procurement and advises on all forms of construction and engineering contracts, sub-contracts and consultancy agreements as well as advising on project agreements and related sub-contracts and procurement issues on PFI/PPP projects. He also has considerable experience in dispute resolution, including mediation, conciliation, adjudication, arbitration (both domestic and international) and litigation. He has an MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration (Kings College, London) and he is also an accredited mediator. He is admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, and, England & Wales. Tim is recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leading advisor in Construction.

Career

Head of Construction & Projects, Tughans Solicitors, (2015 – Present);Partner, Construction & Engineering, Arthur Cox, 2007 – 2014;Head of Construction Department, Byrne Wallace (formerly BCM Hanby Wallace) (2004 –2007);Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons, 2000 – 2004

Education

Kings College, University of London, Msc Construction Law and Arbitration, (1996 – 1998);Queens University of Belfast, BSc (Arch), Architecture, (1987 – 1992)


Northern Ireland: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Tughans’ ‘knowledgeable and easy-to-work-with’ team handles the gamut of front-end construction matters and high-value disputes for a wide-ranging client base, with energy and office projects prominent areas of instruction in 2017. The group is advising Apple on the procurement of a €850m data centre, and is assisting Celtic Anglian Water with a planned €160m expansion of the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant in Dublin. In another matter, the group acts for Castleforge Partners in a high-value redevelopment of multistorey office building River House in Belfast. On the contentious side, the team is representing Northstone in a dispute with a client regarding €3m-worth of claims arising from a construction project in Romania. Practice head Michael McCord is recognised for his expertise in contentious construction matters; ‘he has an appetite for the detail in a complex case and an encyclopaedic knowledge of construction law’. The ‘practicalTim Kinney  is recommended for his experience in construction procurement work.

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