Burton Solicitors Named Best Construction Lawyers

Andrew Hickman has been recognised as the region’s leading construction law solicitor by the Best Lawyers directory.

A Partner at Midlands law firm Else Solicitors, Andrew was categorised as the best construction lawyer in Burton on Trent in April 2015.

Andrew, who has 30 years experience handling construction disputes, specialises in litigation involving contractors, sub-contractors, developers, professionals and funders.

He is also an expert at drafting all kinds of construction contracts, particularly building contracts, and advising on issues that arise during construction projects.

Speaking about the directory, Andrew said: “We have received this recognition because we always take immediate and proactive steps to protect our clients interests in the long term.

“When in court, we believe in using clear and concise presentation of evidence to maximise the prospects of success for our clients.”

In 2014, Andrew saved a major builder £200,000 in a sub-contractor claim via adjudication, before reaching court. He also secured a six-figure payment for groundworks contractor T Maguire & Co.

Not only do Else Solicitors pursue and defend claims in the Technology and Construction Court but they also offer a range alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation.

They are also experts at enforcing adjudicator’s awards and have an experienced team of commercial debt recovery solicitors.

If you would like advice about a construction dispute or building contract please contact Else via 01283 526200 or email info@elselaw.co.uk.

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