Leading Construction Lawyer Joins the Devonshires Team

We are delighted to announce that leading Construction lawyer, Richard Anderson, today joins Devonshires as a Partner in our Construction & Engineering Department.

Based in our Leeds Office, Richard will advise clients and be responsible for expanding and developing Devonshires’ Construction & Engineering offering to clients in the North.

Mark London, Partner and Head of Construction & Engineering at Devonshires commented:

“Working in conjunction with our existing team, Richard’s appointment will greatly benefit our contractor, private developer and housing association clients. With more than 20 years’ experience of Construction, Richard is a great asset to the Devonshires Leeds Office bringing his outstanding reputation to the firm”.

Richard Anderson, Partner at Devonshires commented:

“Working in Leeds throughout my career, I’m looking forward to helping grow and expand Devonshires’ Construction offering in the North. It’s a great opportunity to join the Devonshires Construction & Engineering Department and I look forward to bringing my wealth of experience to the team and working on new and existing projects”.

Richard’s notable areas of expertise include advising on major infrastructure projects particularly in the building, power, infrastructure and engineering sectors. He also advises on procurement strategies, risk management and dispute avoidance; acting for clients which include hotels, tramways and universities as well as residential, utilities and retails sectors.

Prior to Devonshires, Richard was a Partner at both Pinsent Masons and Gateley PLC working in their Construction Services Team in the areas of contentious construction, dispute avoidance and real-time project management.

Devonshires Leeds Office opened in February 2017 and is managed by Partner Chris Drabble. The office has gone from strength to strength since opening its doors in Park Square, with the team quadrupling in size. The team specialises in banking, securitisation, construction, real estate, employment and pensions matters.

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