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DAC Beachcroft LLP

3 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3HF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 934 3000
Fax:
Fax 0161 934 3288
DX:
14341 MANCHESTER 1
Email:
Web:
http://www.dacbeachcroft.com

Phillip Fry

Tel:
Work 0161 934 3882
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Lead partner for construction department in Manchester, solicitor and chartered surveyor. Specialises in construction dispute resolution, including litigation in the Court of Appeal. Experience of dealing with international jurisdictions in Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany. Deals with non-contentious law including all forms of construction documentation. Acts for the Co-op Group on litigation and non-contentious matters, international gas company BBL VOF, Close Investments, Internorm and a range of developers and contractors. Speaker and writer for the RICS.

Career

Norwest Holst, Wates Construction, Shadbolts, Moore and Co, partner Davies Arnold Cooper (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2006.

Member

Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; CIArb.

Education

Nottingham Trent (BSc (Hons)); Nottingham Law School (Diploma of Legal Practice); Nottingham Management School (DMS).


North West: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

DAC Beachcroft LLP is active across contentious construction, insurance claims, contracts and leases, procurement and transactional work. On the contentious side, the team is representing The Co-operative Group on disputes with Johnson Construction on 12 sites across the UK, is acting for McLaren Construction on a final account and payment dispute with a leading developer and is acting for CPD Powerline on claims for payment for power gird work on multiple sites in Northern Ireland. Non-contentious highlights include advising Cheshire West and Chester District Council on major construction and property retail development works with a developer and retailer in Cheshire and advising The Co-operative Group on the transfer of lease and contract documentation relating to a distribution warehouse at Rugby Valley Park. Consultant Phillip Fry heads the team and specialises in construction disputes and regional senior partner Ian McConkey handles professional indemnity claims on behalf of construction professionals. Harald Loeffler and senior associate Claire Randall-Smith are also key members of the team.

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