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James Morris is a partner in the Construction & Engineering and International Arbitration practices of the London office. His practice includes a wide range of dispute resolution, advising employers, contractors, consultants and insurers in relation to all forms of construction related disputes and EU public procurement. He regularly advises on complicated technical disputes, including claims concerning defective design and workmanship, programming, delay, disruption and quantum, which arise out of the major forms of construction and engineering contracts. He is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in complex multi-party litigation in the High Court (Technology and Construction Court), mediations, adjudications and arbitrations (both domestic and international).

James has advised on disputes regarding a wide variety of projects, including jetties, defence facilities, waste management facilities, mines, railways, utilities, office facilities and hospitals. He has represented clients in a number of different jurisdictions in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

James also has experience of dealing with complex insurance issues and regularly advises insurers on professional indemnity cases.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Product liability: defendant

The ‘highly responsive and knowledgeable’ product liability team at Mayer Brown International LLP have deep experience in covering high stakes crisis management and product liability issues within the construction sector. The team also has a strong international offering due to the firm’s global presence. As well as being practice head, Miles Robinson also co-heads the firm’s global product liability and mass torts practice and is well known for his expertise in defending large scale group actions, product recall and regulatory issues. He is supported by Mark Stefanini and James Morris.

London > Real estate > Construction: contentious

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James MorrisMayer 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

(Next Generation Partners)

James MorrisMayer Brown International LLP