Adam is an Associate in the Construction and Engineering team based in the Manchester office.

Advising clients on both non-contentious matters and disputes, Adam acts for a range of developers, lenders, public sector bodies, contractors and other construction and engineering professionals.  He has substantial experience of negotiating standard forms of construction contract and the drafting of bespoke consultant appointments, warranties and novations.  Adam also provides ongoing project advisory services to clients before, during and after the construction phase and is experienced in providing construction support for the sale, purchase and financing of developments.

His recent project experience includes:

  • Advising a joint venture between a market leading developer and European real estate investor on the negotiation of a design and build contract, professional appointments and associated documents in relation to a £100m+ PRS scheme.
  • Advising a local government body in respect of delay and defects issues on a heritage restoration project.
  • The drafting and negotiation of a design and build contract and bespoke professional appointments in relation to new build commercial office space in the North West.
  • Acting for a major UK based developer in relation to the construction elements of the building and financing of a portfolio of new build student accommodation. 


Adam joined Shoosmiths in 2018 having previously worked at  Weightmans. 


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