Graeme has over 25 years’ non-contentious construction law experience gained, initially, in house, as European General Counsel at the European Head office of Shimizu Corporation, a multi-national Japanese construction company and then as the head of the Construction Law Group at a leading Thames Valley law firm. He has worked on a wide variety of projects, in the UK and Europe, including:
- International airports
- Social housing schemes
- Care homes
- Schools, academies and universities
- Bespoke housing developments
- Housing developments for national developers
- Car manufacturing plants
- Race engine testing facility
- Distribution warehouses
- Mobile phone relay centres
- Shopping centres
Graeme acts for clients on all aspects of construction projects, including banks, developers, contractors, sub-contractors, local authorities, housing associations, universities and academies and also for professional advisers, such as architects and engineers. He has experience in drafting and negotiating all documentation involved in construction projects, such as building contracts (including JCT, NEC and FIDIC) and sub-contracts, development agreements, collateral warranties, professional appointments, performance bonds and guarantees.
Outside of the office, Graeme is a keen rugby fan and has been a Harlequins member and season ticket holder for over 30 years.