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Stephenson Harwood

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Graeme Barton

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Stephenson Harwood

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Graeme uses his experience across a wide range of sectors within the construction industry to develop innovative bespoke solutions to client needs.
His clients enjoy commercial practical advice and whole life support throughout their projects.

Graeme has a client base which covers developers, sponsors, contractors, funders and public sector bodies.

He advises on domestic and international engineering, construction and infrastructure projects across all sectors including energy and renewables, education, waste, transport and accommodation. His energy practice includes energy from waste, solar, district energy schemes and advising on the incorporation of new clean technologies into existing projects. Graeme provides clients with whole life support from the initial bid strategy and procurement stage through to the construction and operational phases of a project.

Graeme regularly works with clients on real estate development and investment projects to create innovative bespoke contractual solutions tailored to the complexities of the project and its funding structure. He also works with JCT, NEC, FIDIC, MF/1, IChemE, RIBA, ACE and RICS standard forms of construction contract and appointment. He has a particular interest in the hotels and leisure sector and in advising inward investors into the UK on structuring development and forward funding arrangements.

He also advises public and private sector bodies on procurement of public sector contracts.

London: Real estate

Contruction: non-contentious

Within: Contruction: non-contentious

Stephenson Harwood's team works across a range of sectors, such as rail infrastructure, education, hotels and real estate. Graeme Barton leads the team is known for his work in the energy, hotels and leisure and education sectors, advising purchasers, suppliers and funders. He recently took the lead for 103 Colmore Row Unit Trust on the construction of a new 26-storey building in Birmingham. Rebecca Carter is another name to note, with experience of economic and social infrastructure projects and acting as lead partner advising the North London Waste Authority on a programme of construction works in connection with the North London Heat and Power Project.

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  • Companies should plan now to minimise their pension protection levy

    The amount that pension schemes have to pay to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) for the year 2006/07 may have increased by as much as five times the previous year's levy. Employers who ultimately bear the cost of many pension schemes will need to make plans now to ensure the levy payable for the year 2008/09 is kept to a minimum.
    - Stephenson Harwood

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