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John Batten, Principal Associate

John Batten

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Construction and engineering
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Industrial engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • Litigation and dispute management

Practice notes

John specialises in construction and engineering law and advises on all forms of procurement and dispute resolution across a number of sectors (domestic and international).

He is experienced in the main standard forms including FIDIC, NEC, ICC (ICE), MF/1, JCT and IChemE as well as bespoke forms including frameworks, alliancing agreements, warranties, appointments and securities.

John’s recent experience includes:

- Drafting and negotiating a suite of EPC and O&M contracts (plus ancillary documentation) for the construction of an offshore wind farm;

- Drafting and negotiating EPC and O&M contracts for a series of large scale solar projects;

- Acting for a University in a series of adjudications relating the construction of a new academic facility;

- Acting for an Offshore wind farm owner in relation to the management of a number of claims.

- Advising on the terms of electricity transmission licences, the OFTO regime and CUSC.

John has undertaken secondments with a gas and electricity transmission licence holder and two offshore wind farm developers.