Angus Dawson > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Real Estate


Angus is head of the non-contentious side of our construction and engineering group. He specialises in all aspects of construction law, predominantly advising developers and institutional investors on major development projects.

Angus acts for a broad spectrum of clients including developers, funders, owner occupiers, tenants, architects and contractors. He advises on procurement strategies, building contracts, consultant appointments, warranties, third party rights, bonds and guarantees. He also advises on construction aspects of agreements for lease and development and funding agreements.

Angus is a member of the City of London Law Society Construction Committee, has an MSc in construction law and dispute resolution from Kings College and writes regularly in the RIBA Journal.

Angus is co-author for the chapter on UK construction law for the International Comparative Legal Guide to Construction & Engineering.


Qualified 2004; partner 2013

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Construction: non-contentious

As primarily a developer-based practice, Macfarlanes LLP advises on commercial and residential development projects for investors, owners, lenders, and art institution clients. Its areas of expertise include build to rent, offices, hotels and leisure, and infrastructure and regeneration mandates. It also has a growing practice for alternative asset classes, including life sciences, logistics, and film studios. Angus Dawson heads the team, advising on a broad array of non-contentious matters, including procurement strategies, building contracts, consultant appointments, warranties, and third party rights.