Shaun Tame > Dentons > Milton Keynes, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Energy, Transport and Infrastructure


Shaun is a counsel in the construction and engineering law group and is based in our Milton Keynes Office. He specialises in non-contentious construction law. In this context he advises clients in connection with procurements, drafting and negotiating building contracts (such as JCT and NEC), professional appointments, sub-contracts, and ancillary documentation such as collateral warranties, bonds and guarantees. He advises on the construction aspects of related contract documentation such as development agreements/agreements for leases, licences for works and funding agreements. He acts for developers, funders and contractors as well as owners and end users. He is familiar with the range of procurement methods including design and build, traditional and construction management. He advises in connection with one-off contracts as well as framework and call-off contracts and partnering arrangements. He also advises clients with regard to the management of contentious or potentially contentious issues which arise during or after projects.


  • Managing Associate – Dentons (2012 to date)
  • Consultant – Browne Jacobson (2012)
  • Partner – Browne Jacobson (2007-2011)
  • Senior Associate – Pinsent Masons (2004-2006)
  • Legal Counsel and Company Secretary – Red-M Communicatons Limited (2003-2004)
  • Managing Associate – Linklaters (2001-2002)
  • Associate – Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (1994-2000)
  • Lawyer – Jaques and Lewis (1987-1993)
  • Trainee Lawyer – Philippsohns (1985-1987)


University of Cambridge, 1984, MA

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Construction

Regularly working alongside its network of national and international offices,  Dentons’ Milton Keynes construction team regularly takes on non-contentious mandates for  blue-chip corporates and financial institutions. In the past year, the team has worked with developers and funds in the commercial, retail, and rail sectors on multi-phase developments, procurements, and contract reviews. Practice head Jane Miles is highly experienced in major development work, most notably in the rail and retail space. Tasmyn Brittlebank  advises on the construction aspects of real estate finance transactions. Shaun Tame regularly advises on procurement and contract issues.