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DAC Beachcroft LLP

PORTWALL PLACE, PORTWALL LANE, BRISTOL, BS1 6NA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 918 2000
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Fax 0117 918 2100
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7846 BRISTOL 1
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DAC Beachcroft LLP, Phillip Roberts, Bristol, ENGLAND

Phillip Roberts

Tel:
Work 0117 918 2022
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DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Construction and dispute resolution.

Position

Phillip Roberts heads the specialist construction professionals team in Bristol. He is a solicitor and also a chartered civil engineer. He qualified as a full member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1992 while with consulting engineers Mouchel & Partners. Phillip has a wide experience of defending claims against construction professionals and has worked on the resolution of various construction disputes. He is greatly assisted in this role by his engineering experience. He also deals with professional indemnity claims against design and build contractors. Phillip has been responsible for a number of reported matters; successfully defending an architect against a claim for alleged negligent design of a fire compartment wall in the matter of Bellefield Computers v Turner & Sons [2002] EWCA CIV1823; and successfully defending a structural engineer in a case arising out of an adjudication – Galliford Construction Ltd v Michael Heal Associates [2002] EWHC2886(TCC). Phillip also advises on policy issues and policy wording for London market insurers.

Career

WS Atkins International 1985; Balfour Beatty Building 1987; Monchel & Partners 1989; Beachcroft Wansbroughs 1997; admitted 1999; partner Beachcroft LLP (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2010.

Member

Bristol Law Society; Chartered Member of Institution of Civil Engineers.

Education

University of Surrey (1984 BSc Hons Civil Engineering); UWE (1996 PGDip Law).

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