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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Tom Douglas is a partner in our construction and engineering team. He specialises in transactional construction work with a focus on major infrastructure and development projects. Tom’s clients include central and local government, transport authorities, developers, lenders, higher and further education providers, and contractors. Tom has particular experience in advising on complex contracts and frameworks for delivery of major projects, including adopting collaborative methods of working. As an example, Tom is currently advising a major transport authority on the development of a suite of collaborative contracts to deliver long term maintenance services and capital works schemes across the client’s network.


Principal Associate


French: Competent

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

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Tom Douglas – Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP in Cambridge has a ‘straightforward, enthusiastic, and ‘user-friendly‘ construction and engineering practice, which clients describe as ‘incredibly cohesive and client-focused team‘. The firm is prominent in transport infrastructure matters across the UK and counts Transport for London and Network Rail among its clients. Head of the firm’s international transport group Dominic Lacey is ‘incredibly pragmatic‘ in both transactional and contentious work. He acted for the Government of Slovenia in an ICC arbitration relating to the construction of a road and new Danube River crossing in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tom Douglas specialises in transactional construction, and principal associate Ed Freeman handles complex development projects in the senior living, regeneration  and fulfilment centre sectors. Senior associate Joanne Naylor is ‘extremely hardworking and driven‘.