Robert Weatherley > Mills & Reeve LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
BOTANIC HOUSE
100 HILLS ROAD
CAMBRIDGE
CB2 1PH
England

Work Department

Construction

Position

Robert is a construction and engineering lawyer, specialising in the non-contentious sector. Robert advises on all forms of industry-standard construction contracts, as well as other forms of bespoke contracts. Much of Robert’s work involves giving strategic as well as legal advice. He has been particularly involved in the infrastructural development of Cambridge over the last decade or so. Robert is also a member of the Mills & Reeve China Desk.  

Career

Robert trained and qualified at Clifford Chance, spending time working in their Shanghai office.

Education

Nottingham Law School (1998-2000), PhD, Chinese Politics, University of Newcastle (1993-97), Politics and East Asian Studies, University of Newcastle (1989-93).

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

The team has a vast amount of knowledge of construction in the public sector‘, says a client JG Poole & Co. LLP in Ely. The firm was founded as a specialist higher education boutique and remains highly active in that sector, though it has expanded its scope to work for a broader range of real estate investors, developers and construction clients. Lead partner Katherine Souter is ‘very pragmatic and approachable, and she simplifies very complex issues‘. Legal director Robert Weatherley joined from Mills & Reeve LLP, bringing substantial experience in project development as well as expertise in Chinese law. He advised Knapp UK Limited on design and installation contracts and long-term follow-up maintenance contracts.