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Squire Patton Boggs
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Real Estate



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Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

James DuckworthSquire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs excels at handling cross-border construction mandates arising out of the Middle East, with public and private sector clients in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates frequently instructing the Leeds practice to advise on high-value energy projects as well as shipping and logistics facilities. James Duckworth, who specialises in procurement, risk management, and contracting matters, frequently collaborates with colleagues in Dubai and Riyadh to lead on the team’s Middle East work. He co-leads the practice with Zakir Mulla, a key contact for UK-based infrastructure projects and mixed-use developments, who enjoys close relationships with clients such as Muse and Capital and Centric.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Projects, energy and natural resources (including PFI) > Infrastructure and energy

(Leading individuals)

James DuckworthSquire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs fields a notable projects, energy and natural resources team, which handles a wide range of matters across the globe. The group is particularly strong for renewables, offshore and onshore wind, solar, biomass, energy-from-waste, and carbon capture-related mandates, and is also adept at handling power and water projects, particularly in the Middle East, and PFI/PPP projects in the waste and defence sectors. Practice head James Duckworth is based between Leeds and Dubai, and has extensive experience handling procurement matters, with a particular focus on the energy, waste, water, healthcare and education sectors. Senior associate David Myers is also noted for his experience in planning work.