Chris Groves > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
53 KING STREET
MANCHESTER
M2 4LQ
England

Work Department

Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering

Position

Partner

Career

Chris has over 14 years’ experience specialising in non-contentious construction law and areas of residential property development. In particular, he has niche specialisms in:

  • drafting and negotiating planning obligations;
  • drafting and negotiating land promotion agreements;
  • advising on the construction aspects of wind turbine projects.

On the construction law side, Chris’s general experience includes drafting and negotiating many main construction contracts, sub-contracts, professional appointments, novation agreements, collateral warranties / third party rights, performance bonds and parent company guarantees.

On the property development side, Chris’s general experience includes advising developer clients on high value, strategic redevelopment of large sites (including quarry sites) into predominantly residential use.

Chris also has much experience of presenting seminars on construction law and construction contracts to people in the construction industry and to members of industry bodies with a focus on making complex issues easier to understand. Chris also presents seminars on construction law to specific clients.

Memberships

Previous Law Firms

  • Gosschalks Solicitors
  • Masons Solicitors (now Pinsent Masons)

Education

  • York College of Law
  • The University of Leeds