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Sarah Elliott

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Work 020 7395 3192
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Web:
wedlakebell.com/sarah-elliott.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Partner specialising in matters relating to construction projects including procurement issues and is experienced in reviewing and drafting pre-construction agreements, construction contracts, professional appointments, development agreements, framework agreements, warranties, guarantees, bonds and construction disputes. Sarah acts principally for developers, funders, property investors and specialist contractors across a wide range of projects including house building, offices and retail, hospitals and care homes. She has advised employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants involved in adjudication, proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court and various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation.

Recent experience includes advising owners in relation to redevelopment and refurbishment of very high end residential properties in Belgravia; acting for a national housebuilder on the development of a number of new build sites including private and social housing units; acting for a funder advising on all aspects of construction development security in relation to development of a luxury apartment block near Regents Park; acting for developers in relation to various office and business park projects.

Career

Sarah has a degree in mathematics from Imperial College London.  She attended the College of Law, London to obtain her legal qualifications.  She then qualified as a solicitor in 2002 having trained at Wedlake Bell and became a partner in 2012.

Member

She is a member of the Lexis PSL Construction Consulting Editorial Board and the Society of Construction Law. Sarah also regularly sits on the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) drafting sub-committee. 

Education

BSc Mathematics, Imperial College London; College of Law, London.


London: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Wedlake Bell LLP is ‘very responsive to any client matters raised, providing good industry knowledge, and assistance through any contractual issues.’ Sarah Elliott provides ‘sound advice in JCT contract negotiation,’ acting principally for developers, funders and property investors. Recent work includes advising longstanding client City Developments Limited on various high-specification residential and hotel developments worth £100m across London. The team is also advising the Bank of Ireland on the construction aspects of a significant financing for the remodelling, extending and refurbishing of a former city department. Associate Ed Phillips is recommended for his ‘level-headed, no-nonsense approach.’ Suzanne Reeves heads the transactional team

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