David Jones > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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David is a Partner in our litigation and dispute management group and is a dual qualified lawyer and civil engineer.  He specialises in advising on non-contentious construction and engineering matters and has acted for public, private and utility company employers as well as consultants, contractors and funders in construction projects including PFI schemes.  He also advises on mechanical & electrical, process plant and infrastructure contracts.  David is experienced in the full range of standard form construction contracts including JCT, ICE, MF/1 and IChemE forms and is a particular specialist in advising on the NEC suite of contracts.  He also has significant experience of drafting bespoke agreements including complex alliancing and framework arrangements, particularly in the water and gas utilities sectors.


His recent experience includes: acting as construction adviser to Anglian Water in relation to their current five year £1 Billion capital investment programme for the procurement of water and wastewater infrastructure; acting for National Grid Gas in the procurement of their gas distribution pipeline and electricity transmission alliance agreements; acting for the employer in procuring the Coventry Arena regeneration project, including the new Coventry City Football Club stadium.

David worked for ten years in the construction industry prior to converting to become a solicitor and is a Chartered Civil Engineer.





Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Construction

Fielding a ‘strong, partner-led team‘, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is consistently engaged on a myriad of commercial and infrastructure-driven projects, both regionally and nationally. Non-contentious practice co-chair Peter Scurlock  is highly experienced in high-value project procurements, most notably in the renewable energy and commercial development sectors. Co-chair David Jones is noted for the depth of his expertise in utilities engineering, working with a diverse roster of industry stalwarts on multi-billion pound investments and strategic alliances. Many of the firm’s real estate developer clients turn to Richard Hartigan for support in complex mixed-use projects within the West Midlands and beyond. Principal associate John Batten routinely leads on nationally-significant energy infrastructure developments. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.


West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Birmingham

Underpinned by its significant national footprint, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP fields one of the largest real estate practices in the West Midlands, working with various blue-chip clients on a formidable volume of high-value projects and redevelopment schemes across a myriad of sectors. Birmingham real estate head David Jones anchors the firm’s commercial development arm, acting for world-renowned investors and developers on major logistics ventures and mixed-use schemes.  National corporate real estate lead Dawn Hilton is a key contact for some of the firm’s most high-profile consumer goods and financial services sector clients, including luxury automotive manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Global real estate practice chair Gurjit Atwal specialises in multi-jurisdictional commercial development and investment matters, while Philip Medford works with national house builders on residential development schemes. Iftkhar Ahmed focuses on consumer and financial institutions matters, whereas Mark Chester is a driving force behind many of the firm’s data centre projects, working with various owners and operators, both in the UK and internationally. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.