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Construction and Projects Group, Ireland

'An experienced team with different areas of expertise, delivering a coherent service and advice.’ - Legal 500

‘Good, flexible sparring partners. Well connected in the sector. Understand both the legal as well as the commercial considerations.’ - Legal 500

' A strong team for dealing with disputes. An excellent understanding of legal and commercial issues which arises in dealing with clients.’ - Legal 500

Very comprehensive and experienced team which offers a complete service in infrastructure/PPP which is unique in Ireland.' - Legal 500

"Responsive and knowledgeable" - Chambers Europe

"Flexible even up to partner level in responding quickly to priority issues at short notice" - Chambers Europe

'They never seem to struggle for resources and manage any case to the agreed schedule and timelines' - Chambers Europe

Eversheds Sutherlands' dedicated Construction & Projects Team provides professional advice to clients involved in the construction, development, financing and management of large scale engineering and building projects.

Members of the unit work closely with the practice's real estate and banking professionals in order to provide a turnkey service to clients in the sector. The group is organised into the following key specialties:

Projects / PPP

Eversheds Sutherland is praised for its 'very strong understanding of the relevant law and its practical application in this area', as well as its 'excellent level of service' - Legal 500

In projects and PPP we advise promoters, sponsors, financiers and public bodies involved in infrastructural projects. Our comprehensive range of services includes advising on all aspects of the procurement, negotiation, financing, build and operation of large-scale projects including Public Private Partnerships. The team works across a range of sectors including energy, transport and waste management.

Construction Contracts

Our Construction & Projects Team advises clients on issues relating to the structuring, negotiating, drafting and pricing of all forms of construction contracts. Clients include employers, banks and financial institutions, consortium members and professional service providers. When contracts are in place, the team provides advice throughout the various construction phases.

Construction Disputes

The nature and complexity of construction disputes has greatly increased in recent years, making it more important than ever to have lawyer advice at hand. Our construction litigation professionals work closely with the firm's Real Estate Department to represent employers, contractors, sub-contractors and professional services firms in construction litigation, arbitration, conciliation, mediation and adjudication.

Real Estate

Construction projects often involve substantial and complex property transactions. Our real estate professionals assist with all aspects of the acquisition and development of sites and structures or interests in sites and structures for building or infrastructural projects.