Ruth Phillips > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
NO 1 COLMORE SQUARE
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6AA
England

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Ruth uses her technical background in the industry to provide practical legal solutions to her clients.

Ruth has a background in building surveying. She specialises in all areas of construction law but has particular expertise in drafting and negotiating all forms of building contracts, consultants’ appointments, collateral warranties, performance bonds and parent company guarantees.

Ruth works for a wide variety of clients including private developers, universities, further education colleges and funders.

Ruth ensures that she works closely with her clients and their other technical advisors to ensure that they are provided with a seamless services from the instigation of a project to completion.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Construction

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.

 

East Midlands > Real estate > Construction

Shakespeare Martineau LLP offers a full range of legal services to assist clients from the inception to the completion of construction projects with a particular specialism in managing risk in bespoke procurements. Acting under the leadership of Birmingham-based Ruth Phillips, Jayne Meakin heads the Nottingham-based team. Meakin has a focus on advising on bespoke construction procurement documents and negotiating suites of contracts for complex construction projects. Managing director Alex Smith specialises in construction documentation, including bespoke forms of contracts, consultants’ appointments, collateral warranties, performance bonds and parent company guarantees.