Martino Giaquinto > Mills & Reeve LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
B3 2AB

Work Department

Engineering and construction.


Martino has a wealth of experience in litigation, arbitration, adjudication, mediation, early neutral evaluation and expert determination of sizeable complex disputes covering issues such as contract formation and contract interpretation, delay, disruption and prolongation claims, loss and expense and compensation claims, defects claims, certification and payment issues, repudiation and determination, warranty, bonds and guarantees claims. He has acted for clients in some of the defining construction projects of the last decade (including Portcullis House and the Millennium Dome) and the current decade (including the M6 Toll Road and Wembley National Stadium). Martino’s dual qualification means that his practice covers the full range of advisory and drafting work before and after the commencement of proceedings and advocacy in the courts and tribunals concerning claims by or against employers, contractors, sub-contractors and related professionals (architects, engineers, surveyors and project managers). Martino has both domestic and international dispute resolution experience and has acted for clients in hundreds of adjudications (including the seminal Macob v Morrison Construction case) since the introduction of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.


Trained Keating Chambers; called to the Bar 1996; admitted to the Roll 1999; admitted as a solicitor-advocate (Civil) 2000; barrister Keating Chambers 1996-97; barrister Wragge & Co LLP 1997-2001; associate Wragge & Co LLP 2001-05; associate Mills & Reeve LLP 2005-08; partner Mills & Reeve LLP 2008 to present. He has had numerous construction law articles published and regularly provides seminars and lectures to the wider construction industry. He holds a first class honours degree, is a double scholar of Lincoln’s Inn and was best advocate of his year.


Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Technology and Construction Solicitors Association; Society of Construction Law; Society of Higher Court Advocates; Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn; the Technology and Construction Court Users’ Committee.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Martino GiaquintoMills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP offers a one-stop construction shop, handling everything from state aid, procurement and documentation through to project management and disputes. The group is geared to handle government and education-led, energy, waste processing, power generation, healthcare, hotel, infrastructure and transport projects and is led by facilities and project management specialist, Stuart Pemble, on the non-contentious side. As for the disputes front, the ‘first-rateMartino Giaquinto takes lead and acts on a range of pre-dispute advisory, adjudication, arbitration, litigation, mediation and settlement matters.