Andrew Keeley, Partner
Andrew specialises in construction and engineering law, both contentious and non-contentious.
Andrew specialises in construction and engineering law, both contentious and non-contentious. He advises clients including developers, contractors and professional consultants on various commercial and residential projects, including contractual documentation and dispute resolution. Andrew previously spent seven years working in project management, credit strategy and debt recovery for a major UK bank.
Andrew is recognised as an ‘Up and Coming’ lawyer by Chambers and Partners and as a 'Next Generation Partner' by The Legal 500.
Andrew is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising private and public sector clients in relation to the procurement of construction and engineering projects, ranging from care homes to pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities
- Providing on-going advice to a number of contractors in relation to contractual arrangements and dispute avoidance
- Acting for funders in connection with secured lending for construction projects
- Advising high-net worth individuals in relation to prime residential developments
- Acting for developers in pursuing complex professional negligence claims against architects, engineers and quantity surveyors in the Technology and Construction Court
- Significant experience of bringing and defending adjudications, including valuation, extensions of time, loss and expense, variations, defects and professional negligence disputes
Andrew Keeley writes for Building on the consequences of a liquidated damages clause being unenforceable
Parties often agree to predetermine the level of damages that an employer is entitled to claim in the event of late completion.
Construct.law - Winter 2020
Read the latest edition of Construct.Law bringing your legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry.
Construction & Insolvency webinar
Our webinar gives insight into how Covid impacts termination of contracts and insolvency of a member of the supply chain.
Common issues with termination of construction contracts
Taking a look at different ways of contractual termination as the consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An uphill battle? Adjudication enforcement by an insolvent company
Read our analysis and predicted implications of the Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale Ltd.
JCT and Build UK issue further guidance on the impact of COVID-19 on construction contracts
Construct.Law - Summer 2020
Welcome to our summer edition of Construct.Law bringing your legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry.
Adjudication v Insolvency Set-Off
We take a look at the recent Supreme Court decision and what it means for the industry.
The New Normal: Adjudication after Bresco
The latest podcast in our Construction series, The New Normal
Will construction disputes increase as the furlough scheme comes to an end?
Adjudication case of the year? The Supreme Court delivers judgment in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd
New BIM Protocol published to replace CIC BIM Protocol
Construction Leadership Council publishes its Roadmap to Recovery
Unprecedented shutdown of construction sites reported following lockdown
COVID-19 Task Force publishes guidance on minimising construction disputes
Approved Inspectors not liable under the Defective Premises Act 1972
Five years after being taken back into family ownership, construction group Pochin’s has collapsed
Charles Russell Speechlys promotes nine to Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys has promoted nine lawyers to Partner, effective 1 May 2019.
Infra. Law - Autumn 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of Infra.Law bringing you insight into issues facing the domestic and international infrastructure sector.
Dame Judith Hackitt’s review following the Grenfell fire: the final report
An overview of Dame Judith Hackitt’s final report which followed her independent review into building regulations and fire safety.