Carolyn Davies, Associate (New Zealand Qualified)
Carolyn works on a variety of both contentious, and non-contentious matters in the construction and infrastructure areas.
Carolyn advises employers, funders, investors, contractors, and sub-contractors on a wide range of construction projects. This is at all stages of project, from procurement through to project management and dispute resolution. Carolyn also has an interest in the on-going developments in building and fire safety in the UK.
Carolyn is admitted to practice in New Zealand.
- Advising funders in respect of hotel and care home developments.
- Acting for a developer on a complex defects dispute in relation to a bridge over a railway concerning multiple defendants in relation to issues of defective design and workmanship.
- Acting for a main contractor in respect of claims arising with the employer, design team, and sub-contractor throughout the construction of a central London hotel development.
- Acting for a main contractor in relation to a claim in regards to defects in a tunnel.
- Advising an investor client on the construction aspects related to acquiring a range of property portfolios.
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Carolyn Davies and Oliver Park write for Property Week on the key property points in the Building Safety Act
The key property points in the Building Safety Act
Carolyn Davies writes for Construction News on stakeholders new duties under the Building Safety Act
“The act brings some of the most significant changes to the construction industry in years”
Building Safety Bill becomes Law
Construction Update on Building Safety and the Golden Thread
Find out about the construction update on Building Safety and the Golden Thread.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises EQT Exeter on the purchase of £102m warehouse from LondonMetric
Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long standing client EQT Exeter on the purchase of a 785,000 sq ft Northamptonshire warehouse.
Construct.Law - Summer 2021
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Building Safety and the “Golden Thread”
What you should be doing now
Progress in Building and Fire Safety
Team Leaders Announced: Construction Products Review
Grand designs – Who should take the design risk in an MMC project?
MMC have been touted as a way to tackle costs and inefficiencies within construction, but who takes responsibility for the design ?
Better Buildings: Construction Products to be subject to higher scrutiny
James Worthington and Carolyn Davies write for Building on ways to challenge liquidated and ascertained damages clauses
Make Adjudication Great Again
Can proceedings on the ‘true value’ of final accounts trump a ‘smash and grab’ adjudication?
Carolyn Davies writes for the Practical Law Construction Blog
Cut! A guide to severing adjudicators’ decisions
Considering the question of severance in enforcing an adjudicator’s decision?
Considering Crystallisation: What dispute should (or can) you refer to adjudication?
Employer and Contractor enter into a contract, and everything seems rosy until unresolved claims start escalating.
Carolyn Davies writes for the Practical Law Construction Blog on disputes that should be referred to adjudication
Levels, levels, levels - adding floors to existing structures
In a world where major cities have a lack of vacant space adding levels to existing structures is way to increase usable space and value.
Infra. Law – February 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of Infra.Law bringing you insight into issues facing the domestic and international infrastructure sector.