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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 offers significant experience in international arbitration, with particular focus on the Middle East. It advises clients across a range of sectors, including energy, process engineering, transport, mining, waste, and commercial and residential property. It also holds strong insurance credentials, representing insurers and their insureds in professional negligence related matters. The team is led by Michael Regan, a recognised leader in arbitrations involving large-scale infrastructure projects. Sally Davies leads the professional indemnity team, whilst Raid Abu-Manneh leads the firm’s international arbitration group. The team is also supported by Jonathan Hosie, who is experienced in high-value arbitration matters, Kwadwo Sarkodie, who has particular expertise in dispute resolution in Africa, and Jonathan Stone, who is well-regarded for his work in professional indemnity claims. Also notable is James Morris, who is praised for ‘identifying risks and opportunities well in advance’.

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

(Hall of Fame)

Michael ReganMayer Brown

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s team ‘has the people and expertise to deal with the most complex litigation‘ handling cases spanning  sectors including construction, legal, accountancy and real estate. The team is led by Jim Oulton and Michael Regan . Oulton, ‘one of the grandees of the professional negligence world‘ is well known for his work for insolvency practitioners, accountants, lawyers and auditors, whereas Regan, who leads the construction and engineering group, is a ‘highly experienced and ultra-calm operator; unflappable in a crisis’. Highly regarded former London managing partner Sally Davies has deep experience handling high level construction and insurance claims, while Jonathan Stone is another key name.

London > Real estate > Construction: non-contentious

With strong ties to the firm’s wider real estate and infrastructure practice, Mayer Brown International LLP acts on a number of complex real estate and real estate finance transactions, and is particularly well known for cross-border transactions for overseas investors. It also provides advice across a range of sectors, including energy, process engineering, transport, mining, waste, property development, and insurance. The London construction and engineering group is led by Michael Regan, who has extensive expertise in large-scale mining and infrastructure projects. Meanwhile, Jonathan Hosie‘s practice focuses on representing supplier and purchaser clients on high-risk projects, both in the UK and internationally.