My role

I am a solicitor in the built environment department at ACS, providing specialist advice to clients across a number of sectors, particularly schools, diocese, social businesses and local authorities.

My experience

I advise schools, multi-academy trusts, and diocese on academy conversions and other education related matters.

I also act for the firm’s social business, local authority and general commercial clients on complex property matters including high-value land acquisitions and disposals, lease negotiations, licences, commercial contracts and all associated general commercial property work.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Social Business
  • Local Government
  • Commercial Property
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Contract management pitfalls – payment
Contract management pitfalls – payment

In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.

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