Richard Green > Gowling WLG > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Gowling WLG
B4 6WR
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Partner non-contentious construction; specialises in drafting, negotiating and advising upon construction and engineering contracts and ancillary documentation, including collateral warranties, professional appointments and securities.


Trained Wragge & Co; qualified 1994; associate partner 1998; equity partner 2001; Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner, 2014.


University of Wales, Aberystwyth (1991 LLB); College of Law, Chester (1992 Law Society Finals).

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Richard GreenGowling WLG

Gowling WLG‘s sizeable construction and engineering practice is widely acclaimed for the depth of its capabilities in both public and private-sector driven mandates. Jointly steered by Michael O’Shea and Richard Green , who respectively head up the team’s contentious and non-contentious offerings, the firm is routinely engaged on big-ticket PFI handback disputes, regeneration project procurements, and breach of contract claims. Seasoned construction disputes specialist Ashley Pigott regularly helms multi-million pound disputes in the residential, education, and utilities sectors, while PFI handback expert Sarah Dyer concentrates on cases in the transport and energy sector. Ruth Griffin is a key port of call for a varied roster of retailers and infrastructure providers seeking assistance in high-profile projects. Principal associate Gemma Whittaker is recommended for her capabilities in major developments and automation projects. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.

London > Transport > Rail

Giles Clifford heads the practice at Gowling WLG that is recommended for its work in diverse areas such as rail station development and station upgrades as well as overstation and over track development. It supports rail freight operators and users and has extensive experience of acting for developers and operators of logistics facilities. Its pensions and employment practices are also skilled at advising on the Railways Pensions Schemes. Dominic Richardson continues to be involved in numerous rolling stock transactions. Richard Green and Sarah Riding are among the other key members of the practice at a senior level.