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Brodies LLP
G1 3BX
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Work Department

Construction and engineering/litigation/professional negligence.


Manus is dual qualified in England and Wales, and Scotland and specialises in construction law. He works on both sides of the border and has particular experience in advising clients on, and resolving construction disputes, whether by utilising the formal process of litigation, arbitration or adjudication, or through the increasingly popular alternative dispute resolution methods. He advises a range of developers, contractors, construction professionals and their insurers on construction issues, and believes in adopting a commercial approach to find the most cost-effective resolution to problems geared to suit each individual client’s requirements.


Trained Bevan Ashford Solicitors, Bristol; qualified 2001 (England and Wales), 2003 (Scotland); Maclay Murray & Spens; Anderson Strathern; Bishops 2005 (taken over by Brodies in 2006); partner Brodies LLP 2010.


Society of Construction Law; The Adjudication Society; The Chartered Insurance Institute.


Saint Patrick’s College, Northern Ireland; University of Ulster (1991 BSc Hons Environmental Health); University of the West of England (1997 postgraduate diploma Law); Strathclyde University (1999 postgraduate diploma Legal Practice); Law Society of Scotland Intra UK Transfer Test (2003).


Football, running, cycling.

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Scotland > Real estate > Construction

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Acting for a wide range of blue-chip clients, developers, contractors and public bodies, Brodies LLP is a regular fixture on key construction projects, including associated transactions, and is equally well versed in handling contentious work. Manus Quigg, David Arnott and team co-head Louise Shiels are key contacts for the latter, while Alistair Mclean heads up the non-contentious construction group. Christopher Duff made partner in May 2019 and has a specialism in construction and engineering disputes.