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Mayer Brown International LLP

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Chris Fellowes

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Construction and Engineering


Chris Fellowes is a partner in the London office of Mayer Brown's Construction and Engineering Group, specifically focusing on transactional construction and engineering matters including procurement and tender issues. He acts for employers, contractors, developers and funders. His experience comprises drafting, advising and negotiating on all aspects of national and international construction and engineering contracts using both bespoke and standard forms of contracts such as FIDIC, IChemE, NEC, MF/1 and JCT. Chris has advised on large and complex UK and international projects including the expansion of the Panama Canal, the design and construction of a 700-million-cubic-metre gas-storage facility in the United Kingdom, the development of the mining industry in Afghanistan, a substantial mixed-use regeneration project in London and a number of CHP plants in West Africa. Chris is also a founding member of Mayer Brown’s Public Procurement Group in London and is a member of the Procurement Lawyers’ Association. Prior to becoming a solicitor, Chris worked as a development director of a property development company and therefore also has considerable commercial and practical experience of construction projects.


University of Reading, BSc (honors) Quantity Surveying

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Mayer Brown International LLP 's Tamsin Travers  was recently promoted to partner and was part of a team led by Tom Duncan to advise SSE and its joint venture partners as developers of the Beatrice offshore wind farm project on ICC arbitration proceedings arising from a subsea services EPC contract. A major construction company engaged Jonathan Stone to oversee the design and construction of a new terminal at a major UK port to accommodate a new international fleet, and practice Michael Regan represented a construction company in a series of disputes including the recovery of costs related to damages to a car park which the client designed and constructed. Clients can rely on Robert Flanigan for capital markets mandates and Chris Fellowes handles transactional construction matters such as tenders and procurement contracts.

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London: Real estate


Within: Construction

Mayer Brown International LLP¬†has ‚Äėdeep knowledge of international construction law and FIDIC Contracts, and a lot of experience with international contracts and dispute resolution.‚Äô Michael Regan¬†heads the contentious team, and Chris Fellowes¬†heads the non-contentious team. Sally Davies¬†is ‚Äėexceptionally good both from a legal and practical perspective‚Äô and jointly leads the construction and engineering professional indemnity team. Jonathan Hosie‚Äôs¬†‚Äėexpertise rivals anyone within the industry‚Äô, and Kwadwo Sarkodie¬†is ‚Äėa machine: his work ethic is second to none.‚Äô Hosie and Fellowes lead on all of Wates' main contract dispute work.¬†Tom Duncan continues to advise¬†Costain¬†and its insurers on a number of issues which have arisen at 3 microbiological treatment plants and 4 IVC plants in Manchester; and acts as claims and advisory¬†counsel¬†to a joint venture of SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and SDIC Power as the developer of a ¬£2.6bn offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth. Raid Abu-Manneh¬†is ‚Äėa brilliant attorney‚Äô, particularly for international arbitration, and senior associate James Morris¬†is ‚Äėvery strong and exceedingly organised.‚Äô Other clients include QBE, Zurich, SSE,¬†Galliford¬†Try, Kier,¬†Costain, Panama Canal Authority, Hyundai Corporation, British Land, and Randgold Resources.

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