John Kelly > Freeths LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP
CUMBERLAND COURT
80 MOUNT STREET
NOTTINGHAM
NG1 6HH
England

Work Department

Dispute Management

Position

An experienced dispute lawyer, John specialises in complex construction defects cases, including dealing with matters of professional negligence. He also has significant experience in bringing and defending construction adjudications on matters of termination, payment, extension of time and defects.

John has growing experience with international construction disputes. He has been involved within the construction industry since leaving school in 1982, until re-training as a solicitor in 2000 focusing solely on construction law.

John’s in-depth sector knowledge is a significant advantage in assessing a client’s position. It allows John to work efficiently with his clients and enables him to obtain a quick grasp on the issues to be resolved. John is frequently brought in to assist on problem projects to help guide the project team, protecting a client’s position against a back drop of a live contract.

Career

Beachcroft Wansborough, Berryman, Freeths

Memberships

MRICS

Education

Degree in Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics, DIP.LAW, DIP.ADJUDICATION

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Construction

Freeths LLP‘s Nottingham team works seamlessly with the firm’s nationwide real estate practice, enabling it to take on work from large corporates and major developers. Chris Holwell focuses on advising all parties in large construction projects on procurement and development. Amy Morley is particularly strong in high-value disputes and mediations arising from issues during construction projects. Holwell recently advised Siglion on the construction contracts underpinning the development of a new council headquarters in Sunderland. Associates John Kelly and Karen Hargrave are also recommended.