Whether you are designing, building or developing housing, shopping centres, schools or office blocks, there’s no doubt that the construction industry faces a myriad of increasingly complex regulations and potential problems.
Construction law and regulations can present confusing, difficult and unique challenges which require the assistance of specialist lawyers with familiarity and expertise within the industry.
Our building and construction law team is made up of expert lawyers in Leeds, Pontefract and Harrogate who focus specifically on legislation, procedural and regulatory law.
If you are embarking on a new construction project, we can advise you on the various precedents in construction case law so you can avoid common and unnecessary pitfalls.
We can draft all the contracts you will need and probably anticipate some scenarios you haven’t even considered. Of course we can also help with litigation should things go wrong.
Our building and construction law team is experienced in:
Our Senior Partner, Giles Ward, has considerable expertise in construction law. Read about how he recently won a multi-million pound case here.
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Milners solicitors is always working to help our clients. Researching current issues and providing clear and easy to understand help.
We’re delighted to welcome Mark Hilton to the team at Milners. Mark has been advising on construction issues for over 30 years, primarily in relation to contentious matters but also in relation to complex contractual negotiations. Mark is an experienced litigator and international arbitration lawyer and has acted for contractors,
COVID Business interruption claims And so following the city’s heavyweight lawyers brawling through the courts ( with Messrs Herbert Smith for the Financial Conduct Authority or FCA, Simmons and Simmons for the insurers ) we finally have a verdict. It’s not a knockout blow but a very good points decision
As the true impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to be realised, so does the severe impact on BAME communities – further evidence that Black Lives Matter. Every year, the UK comes together on June 22 to honour the British Caribbean community and the contribution it makes to
Milners Solicitors is offering 25% off all legal fees to NHS and Key Workers for any new instructions received on or after the 22nd May 2020 until further notice.
Milners Senior Partner, Giles Ward, sees his latest article on advising businesses how to take steps to survive the COVID-19 pandemic featured in the latest issue of Pest Contol News. You can read the article here: PCN 122 Milners Article
Ben Harrison – Head of Public Law at Milners featured in the Yorkshire Post with his thoughts on the potential for a public inquiry into the handling of Coronavirus here in the UK. Read the article here: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/public-inquiry-governments-handling-coronavirus-crisis-inevitable-ben-harrison-2851044 Public
Following Sam Stein QC and Milners Ben Harrisons letter to the Prime Minister – Boris Johnson in 2019, read the response from the Minister of the Inquiry – Penny Mordaunt here: Blood Inquiry Letter – Response
In the first of our articles, we discussed how a public inquiry into the Government’s response to coronavirus seemed inevitable. https://milnerslaw.com/uk-coronavirus-potential-for-inquiry/ In this article, we set out why a public inquiry is a legal inevitability and in doing so, we explain why we consider that the inadequate supply of personal
Leeds-based solicitors, we also have offices in Harrogate and Pontefract but operate throughout Yorkshire and further afield.
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