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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 3375 7001
DX:
32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Clive Lovatt

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7223
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Clive-Lovatt/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Commercial Property.

Position

Clive is a construction lawyer with over 30 years' experience, specialising in all aspects of non-contentious construction law. He acts mainly for property developers, banks providing property finance, main contractors and large sub-contractors. He has considerable experience of JCT, ICE, FIDIC and bespoke contracts. He has also advised on PFI and PPP contracts and assists clients in the management of disputes. He co-editied (and co-wrote the chapter on England and Wales) "Construction Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons", co-authored "Safe as Houses: a guide to building or restoring Super Prime Property" and also co-authored "Contracts For the Remediation of Land Affected By Contamination: A Guide."

Career

Articles (1982-84) and assistant solicitor (1984-91) at McKenna & Co; Associate then Partner and Head of Construction at Theodore Goddard (latterly Addleshaw Goddard) (1991-09); Partner at Farrer & Co. since 2010.

Member

Law Society; City of London Law Society; Society of Construction Law.

Education

Downing College, Cambridge.


London: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Clive Lovatt heads the ‘helpful, engaged and friendly’ non-contentious team at Farrer & Co, which acts principally for major purchaser clients, leading the team’s advice on The Royal College of Surgeons £100m reconfiguration at its premises in Lincoln's Inn Fields. ‘Particular thorough and advice of precise,Edward Banyard Smith has been advising the Duchy of Cornwall on their longstanding £50m development at Poundbury in Dorset. Other clients include Highbridge Properties, Deutsche Bank, Coutts & Co, Somerset House and Lloyds Banking Group.

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