Richard Bailey is experienced in advising on the amendment of standard form contracts including all forms of JCT, NEC3, ICE as well as EPC, process engineering and PFI Projects. He has drafted bespoke forms of main contract and subcontracts.
Bailey has considerable experience in both domestic and international disputes and specialises in the resolution of construction and engineering disputes through the courts, arbitration, adjudication and all forms of ADR. Richard regularly acts as advocate on behalf of clients.
He has a particular expertise in multi-party litigation acting in a number of high-value, multi-party disputes in the Technology and Construction Court, ICC arbitration, adjudication and in mediations. He has considerable experience in adjudications including applications to enforce adjudicators’ decisions and the effect of insolvency on the enforceability of an adjudicator’s decision.
Bailey has also been involved in disputes regarding infrastructure projects, light rail, EPC contracts, contaminated land issues, PFI agreements, modular buildings, hospitals, residential developments and sports stadia.
He is chairman of the Society of Construction Law and President of the European Society of Construction Law. He has been a council member of the SCL since 2008 and, prior to becoming Chairman in 2013, had been Treasurer for five years. He is also a member of TeCSA and King’s College Construction Law Association.
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