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Royds Withy King

MIDLAND BRIDGE HOUSE, MIDLAND BRIDGE ROAD, BATH, BA2 3FP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01225 730100
Fax:
Fax 01225 730101
DX:
8014 BATH-1
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com

Graham Street

Tel:
Work 01225 730 164
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com/our-people/graham-street/
Royds Withy King

Work Department

Construction and engineering.

Position

Graham is managing partner of the firm, elected in 2010, and specialises in construction and engineering law. He is dedicated to providing practical, commercial advice to clients on all types of construction law issues, an approach that guides the construction team's whole approach to client service.

Clients refer to Graham’s “commanding knowledge of the law relating to construction”, his “practical approach to complex risk issues”, and his “particularly effective communication”. Equally clients see him as “approachable, personable and a pleasure to work with”. [Source: Royds Withy King client feedback]

Graham has extensive experience in;

  • Advising developers, employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants within the construction industry on a wide range of procurement alternatives, including standard and non-standard building and engineering contracts, consultant appointments, collateral warranties, PFI building contracts and NHS LIFT projects
  • Due diligence for banks and other funders
  • Resolving building disputes and professional negligence claims for consultant
  • Construction dispute resolution, including adjudication, arbitration and litigation
  • Mediation of construction disputes; Graham is an advocate of mediation and alternative dispute resolution options as a proven alternative to litigation.

Career

Qualified 1992; partner and head of construction and engineering 1998; managing partner since July 2010.

Member

Law Society; Society of Construction Law; Adjudication Society; Bristol Technology and Construction Court Users Committee.

Education

John Willmott School, Sutton Coldfield, Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones, Amlwch; Bristol Polytechnic (1989 LLB Hons); Law Society Final Examination (1990).

Leisure

Outdoor pursuits including cycling, sailing and skiing. Keen supporter of Aston Villa and Bath Rugby.


South West: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Royds Withy King’s construction and engineering team attracts a varied portfolio of construction work from national and regional clients in sectors such as education, energy, infrastructure, technology and leisure. The team’s client base includes commercial and residential developers, utility companies, contractors and specialist sub-contractors. Practice head Andrew Ash specialises in construction dispute resolution. In 2018, the team expanded its offering on the non-contentious side through the appointment of Catherine Welch, who joined from Ashfords LLP. Welch has experience of drafting and negotiating construction contracts, as well as advising clients on procurement strategies for renewable energy and residential development projects. Managing partner Graham Street is also recommended.

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