Expertise

Projects & Infrastructure

Our dedicated Energy and Projects team have extensive local and international experience on all aspects of infrastructure, construction and engineering projects.  We understand the complexities of the sector and can provide specialist advice to a broad range of clients in relation to all aspects of construction and engineering projects, spanning contentious and non-contentious work.

The team has a proven track record in managing disputes on behalf of clients and take a proactive approach in the management of disputes.  We have successfully represented clients in all forums of dispute resolution advising on complex legal issues and have successfully represented a broad range of interests, including employers, contractors, banks, sub-contractors, local authorities and construction professionals.

Having acted for the entire range of stakeholders in construction and engineering projects, the team can provide comprehensive commercial and solution-driven advice from project inception through to completion, paying particular attention to risk analysis and the early identification of issues that are relevant to clients.

We deliver advice to contracting authorities, sponsors, funders, sub-contractors and design teams on all aspects of delivering infrastructure, construction and engineering projects in Ireland.

Our Services

  • Project Procurement
  • PPP/PFI
  • Contract Advice
  • Drafting & Negotiation
  • Contract Management
  • Dispute Avoidance
  • Dispute Resolution

Recommendations

Chambers Europe 2017

"Very responsive and able to react at the pace our industry demands."

Chambers Europe 2015

'Well-regarded energy outfit with significant experience in renewable energy.'

Recent Work

Below is a list of some of the more significant matters that the team has advised on:

  • Acting for Kelda Water (owned by Yorkshire Water) in relation to a number of tenders for contracts to design, build and operate water treatment, supply and augmentation plants in Ireland.
  • Provided detailed advices to the Treasury/Sisk consortium on the application of the Foreshore Acts to the proposed €200m U2 Tower PPP process, the allocation of risk under the proposed development agreement, the bankability of the lease/licence/freehold interest to be conveyed.
  • Advised on the implementation in Ireland of the Habitats Directive and on challenging An Bórd Pleanála decisions.
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