Tony Norris > Geldards LLP > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Geldards LLP
Capital Quarter No.4
Tyndall Street
CF10 4BQ

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Tony is a Member and heads up the National Infrastructure & Construction Team. He specialises in project work, disputes and has been an accredited Adjudicator for 20 years. His clients include central government bodies, local and other public authorities, regulatory bodies as well as acting for specialist private sector contractors in the infrastructure & construction space.

Projects – he regularly advises on frameworks, call offs, joint ventures, public and privately funded projects under JCT and NEC; the Welsh MIM model and has particular experience in the waste sector with MF/1 and IChemE contracts.

Disputes – renowned as a specialist, particularly in adjudication having been involved in adjudication under DOM/1 before the 1996 came into being but also with substantial experience in Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation.

He is seen as an industry expert and sits on the Board of Constructing Excellence Wales and also has been chair of the South East Wales Club for over 10 years.

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Wales > Public sector

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Wales > Real estate > Construction

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The ‘brilliant’ four-partner team at Geldards LLP has ‘tremendous strength both in transactional work and disputes’ on behald of a varied mix of clients which include large public-sector institutions, developers, public/private partnerships and contractors. ‘Stratospherically brilliant’ team head Tony Norris  is ‘well-known and respected in the market’, particularly on behalf of public sector clients involved in Wales-based infrastructure projects. At an associate level Claire Laviers advises on all aspects of construction contract drafting and negotiation, while Della Copley  is ‘a hugely calming presence’ on many of the most significant disputes handled by the team.