Alistair Cutts, head of the legal department for Carillion Construction, will join Campbell Hooper in July.`Duncan Salmon, litigation partner and head of the construction group, said: “We’re delighted that Alistair is joining us. The group will now total 11 fee-earners.”`Cutts said: “I am very much looking forward to joining the dynamic construction practice at Campbell Hooper and being part of such a forward-thinking team.”`Cutts had been in-house counsel for Carillion for four years.`Campbell Hooper’s relationship with Cutts started when it pitched for work on the Nottingham Express Transit PFI project. The firm represented Carillion, which was part of a contracting consortium that bid for the design-and-build tram system in 1994. The £200 million scheme was the first local authority-sponsored PFI project.`Carillion continues to use Campbell Hooper for legal advice.`Carillion has yet to decide who will replace Cutts.
Campbell Hooper has bolstered its construction practice with the appointment of its fifth partner.