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Shakespeare Martineau LLP
B4 6AA

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Kate’s focus is on preventing disputes where possible and seeking commercial resolutions which align with her client’s goals when disputes do arise.

As Head of Construction Disputes, Kate has a reputation for providing clear, strategic advice on project risk management and the resolution of a wide range of construction disputes. She regularly handles disputes involving defects, delay and payment issues. Her clients include developers / employers, main contractors and specialist sub-contractors.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Kate OnionsShakespeare Martineau LLP

Shakespeare Martineau LLP is regularly instructed by a range of renowned corporates, lenders, and contractors, who turn to the team for its capabilities in all manner of contentious and non-contentious issues. Practice head Ruth Phillips possesses far-reaching expertise, encompassing building contracts, collateral warranties, performance bonds, and parent company guarantees. The ‘stand-out’ Kate Onions draws considerable praise from clients for her capabilities in big-ticket construction disputes, including multi-million pound defect claims. Ian Griffiths , who spearheads the construction team’s energy and utilities offering, advises on infrastructure projects in the nuclear, solar, wind, and biofuel sectors. Associate Laura Taylor balances both contentious and non-contentious instructions, including RP-led transactions and construction insolvency proceedings. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.