Construction Litigation and Disputes
Our team specialises in Construction Litigation and Disputes representing firms throughout the UK.
Since 1995 we have a 100% success rate on all concluded construction litigation cases.
We take a commercial and practical approach to construction disputes, starting with a clear understanding of your objectives and concluding with a cost-effective solution which augments your position.
Our team advises on the full spectrum of construction disputes of varying complexity and has the technical knowledge, eye for detail and the ability to quickly identify issues and to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of success.
Wherever appropriate we use the proactive method of Alternative Dispute Resolution whether by Mediation or direct negotiation to achieve the earliest possible resolution. However, if litigation is necessary, we have a reputation for our response in dealing with any issues and exerting pressure on opponents to get cases across the line as early as possible with the optimal commercial result for our client.
"Property and construction litigation is also a key area of expertise. Managing director Andrew Stripe is ‘an extremely competent litigator and is always able to achieve a fair and commercial result." Legal 500 2017
Our areas of expertise
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Expert determination
- Litigation in the Technology and Construction Court
- Final Account disputes
- Loss and expense
- Retention claims
- Alleged Defects or Delays
- Extension of time
- Liquidated Damages
- Contra-charges and Costs to Complete
- Loss of Profit
- Late Contractual payment
- Acceleration and thickening issues
Sample of clients’ recommendations
"Stripes’ professional team can always be relied upon whether it’s a matter of litigation worth £1M or £5M pounds, down to the smaller non-litigated debts which may be only £50,000." Nicolas Dee, CRS
"All claims are vigorously pursued by Stripes with their invaluable knowledge of Construction Law whether by way of Adjudication, Arbitration or proceedings in the Technology & Construction Court.
They are technically astute and often several steps ahead the opposition and able to advise us as to what the opposition will do next." David Lloyd, Robinhood Consulting