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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
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122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Robert Weatherley

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Work +4401223 222338
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Mills & Reeve LLP

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).


East Anglia: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Mills & Reeve LLP is ‘a very knowledgeable law firm that is very approachable and is always looking out for the client’s best interests'. ‘The legal and industry knowledge and the manner in which the team provide advice and strategy for resolution cannot be faulted‘. Litigator and practice head Stuart Thompson  is ‘very committed to his clients‘ and is ‘able to quickly define the key elements of a dispute and is incisive when it comes to the negotiation of settlements or committing to litigation'. He assisted University of Cambridge on the procurement of its new £300m Cavendish III laboratory, which included the drafting of all construction contracts, consultant appointments and negotiations with contractors. He also advised Urban&Civic on several projects including the 5,000-home development at Alconbury Weald and the 6,200-home RadioStation Rugby project. The deep bench of principal associates includes the 'extremely diligent' Alexandra Pike  who is ‘passionate and works closely with clients to build strong relationships‘, and whom clients praise for her ‘strong industry awareness and technical knowledge and her adaptable and flexible approach', Alison Garrett  who is recommended for project management and contentious matters; and Robert Weatherley who frequently handles projects in the education, healthcare, commercial and retail sectors. Consultant Peter Rout is also recommended.

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