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Jonathan Stone is a partner in the Construction & Engineering practice of the London office. He advises clients (including architects, engineers, consultants, contractors and suppliers) on all aspects of construction and engineering law. A significant part of his work involves advising insurers and professionals in the defence of professional indemnity claims. Jonathan also advises insurers on policy coverage issues arising out of various types of construction policy, including professional indemnity, public liability and CAR policies.

Jonathan has a broad experience of contentious litigation matters, and acts on high value and multi-party disputes arising out of civil works, sport stadia, public transport systems, waste treatment facilities, hospital PFI projects, office buildings, public car parks, road networks and wind farms. Disputes include those relating to defective works, negligent design, delays, loss and expense, contract terminations and payment issues.

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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 > Real estate > Construction: contentious

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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 > Projects, energy and natural resources > Infrastructure: Project finance and development

Capitalising on a wealth of expertise from a huge international footprint that includes teams in the US, South America and Asia, Mayer Brown International LLP ‘s London infrastructure team is involved in big-ticket mandates including  sizeable renewable energy and key infrastructure builds. Its international mandates span established and emerging markets, including a considerable volume of engagement with the African continent. An offering in Singapore has opened doors to markets such as South Korea, where the London team has advised on mining projects, while in Africa the firm’s mandates include roles advising government and public utility bodies in countries such as Mauritiana, Ghana and Uganda on mineral, ammonia and hydrogen ventures. Rachel Speight leads the group and works with an array of sponsors and financial institutions on complex project financings, while fellow co-head Ian Coles is renowned for his mining expertise and strong understanding of the African market. Third team head Kirsti Massie is the practice’s go-to for renewables and energy transition matters, as well as traditional power developments. Other practitioners to highlight include Jonathan Stone who is able to advise on the whole project development and financing piece; Emma Sturt, who leverages an engineering background to provide clients with tailored advice; Danuta De Vries  for her export finance and asset-based lending practice; and Ronan Mellon, who joined from DLA Piper in August 2022, bringing expertise in project bonds and infrastructure financing via capital markets.

London > Insurance > Professional negligence

(Next Generation Partners)

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