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Mayer Brown International LLP
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Construction and Engineering


Michael Regan is recognised as one of the world’s leading construction and engineering lawyers and is head of the Construction & Engineering Group in London. Michael has advised clients in relation to claims arising out of the construction of power stations, nuclear facilities, bridges, dams, process plant, refineries, buildings, roads, mining projects and infrastructure projects in many different countries and in every continent, and has conducted international arbitrations subject to the rules of all the major arbitral institutions including the LCIA, the ICC and ICSID. He has many years experience of conducting complicated technical disputes arising out of construction and engineering projects, including claims involving defects in design and workmanship, programming, delays and quantum. Michael also advises clients on risk allocation, and procurement strategies, and has extensive experience of all the major forms of construction and engineering contracts, particularly FIDIC.


University of Oxford, Pembroke College 1977

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Construction: contentious

(Hall of Fame)

Michael ReganMayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP is distinguished for its comprehensive cradle-to-grave service, with a significant focus on the Middle Eastern market. The firm, which regularly defends insurers and policyholders against professional negligence claims, leverages expertise in numerous sectors such as energy, process engineering, transport, mining, waste management, and property. The team is led by Michael Regan, a respected authority in arbitrations involving large-scale infrastructure projects, and includes Sally Davies, noted for her proficiency in construction-related insurance issues, Kwadwo Sarkodie, lauded for his dispute resolution expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Jonathan Stone, recognised for his counsel on professional indemnity claims. The team also features James Morris, who excels in dispute resolution for South Korean and Japanese clients, and Raid Abu-Manneh, who heads the team’s international arbitration group.

London > Real estate > Construction: non-contentious

Mayer Brown International LLP extends comprehensive advice to an array of clients including governments, suppliers, and purchasers. Proficiency spans across a wide array of sectors such as energy, process engineering, transport, and commercial property, as well as, increasingly, energy and ESG-related development work. Under the leadership of Michael Regan, the firm’s construction and engineering department navigates risk allocation and procurement strategies, utilising Regan’s in-depth familiarity of major construction and engineering contracts, especially FIDIC. Jonathan Hosie brings experience in advising on complex, high-value projects carrying substantial technical detail and significant risks. Jonathan Stone provides counsel to his diverse domestic and international clientele, encompassing developers, energy companies, and contractors, on all aspects of construction and engineering law.

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

(Hall of Fame)

Michael ReganMayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s team is highly experienced in international and global matters, and has represented clients across North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm’s clients include numerous prominent law firms and accountancy practices. Practice head Jim Oulton is renowned for his work with insolvency practitioners, accountants, and auditors, while co-head Michael Regan is an expert in construction and engineering. Sally Davies specialises in claims in relation to construction and insurance, while Tim Shepherd has expertise in defending complex cases related to transactions.