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Tim Newsome


Head of Dispute Resolution

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Our expert construction dispute solicitors are here for you

Construction projects are large investments, involving a number of different professions and trades, and you want to be sure that everything is running smoothly. Unfortunately, disputes can happen, costing you unnecessary time, money, and causing a lot of stress.

At Myers & Co, our construction dispute solicitors are experienced in dispute resolution and have an excellent track record in the adjudication of construction disputes. We can also offer help at every stage of your process, from the beginning of your project, to drafting your contracts, right through to completion to help you avoid potential disputes.

No matter the size of your construction project, we can help you. Get in touch to discuss your situation with our Construction Law Solicitor, no obligation.

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How we can help

We offer a range of services to assist you as your project progresses, from planning right through to completion. We can represent anyone involved in a project, including contractors, employers, surveyors or architects.


Dispute resolution

There are a number of dispute resolution options:

  • Informal negotiation
  • Adjudication
  • Mediation
  • Expert determination
  • Arbitration
  • Proceedings in the Technology & Construction Court

We have acted in contract disputes involving claims in excess of £3 million. However large your dispute, we will be happy to discuss your individual case and give you the practical and professional advice you need.


Advice in relation to disputes

When it comes to construction disputes, it’s better for all parties involved to resolve the dispute as quickly and effectively as possible. Where a dispute has not grown to the point of requiring mediation, adjudication or court proceedings, we can advise on your options for settling disputes relating to:

  • Extensions of time
  • Liquidated damages
  • Entitlement to loss and expense
  • Liability for defects
  • Entitlement to payment/to withhold payment
  • Omissions or variations to works
  • Suspension of works
  • Termination of the contract
  • Professional negligence


Support with your project

Avoiding a dispute is better than solving one. We are on hand with years of experience to help make sure your project runs smoothly, from help with drafting contracts and payment notices, to advising on key legislation. Ensure your project has been set up correctly by consulting with our solicitors who have assisted many construction firms across the country. Services we offer include:

  • Construction contract drafting-industry standard form contracts or bespoke contracts and terms and conditions
  • Review and advice on collateral warranties, consultancy agreements and bonds/guarantees
  • Help with contract administration
  • Reviewing and preparing
    • Payment and pay less notices
    • Notices of delay
    • Applications for and assessments of extensions of time
    • Notices of suspension/termination
  • Advising on CDM Regulations
  • Advising on the operation of the Construction Act
  • Advising on the effects of insolvency of a contracting party


Based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, our specialist construction law solicitors offer independent legal advice and representation on all types of construction law to contractors, clients and professional advisors across the West Midlands and beyond. Call us today on 01782 577000 or make an enquiry below.

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