Christopher Busaileh, Senior Associate
Chris advises in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters in the construction and engineering industry.
AboutChris advises in relation to both contentious and non-contentious matters in respect of a variety of construction projects including acting for international and domestic developers, both domestically and internationally, house-builders and high net worth individuals. He advises in relation to a range of different forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, mediation and litigation.
Chris advises on the full range of construction documents and has particular experience with JCT and FIDIC forms of contract.
Christopher is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising Derwent London in relation to a 285,000 sq ft. mixed-use development on the corner of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road comprising offices, retail and a new theatre.
- Advising Pocket Living on all construction matters across its developments since 2014.
- Advising Howard de Walden Estates Limited on a number of refurbishment projects including a 54,500 sq ft. office development at 64-66 Wigmore Street, a 44,000 sq ft. office refurbishment, the redevelopment of residential and retail units at 58 - 72 Marylebone Lane and a 28,500sq ft. re-development of Macintosh House into a hospital.
- Advising an international developer following Carillion’s insolvency mid-way through a project including advice on recovery of a £20M advance payment.
- Advising on the construction aspects of a super prime high end residential development in St John’s Wood involving the demolition of the existing property and the construction of two 15,000sq ft. houses.
COVID-19 – Suspending construction works, time and money
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on construction contracts.
Fiona Edmond and Christopher Busaileh write for the Practical Law Construction Blog on the impact of Coronavirus on construction contracts
COVID-19: time and money under JCT
Liquidated damages after termination: Court of Appeal calls time on the uncertainty?
Christopher looks at a recent CoA judgment and its impact on the drafting of liquidated damages and result of termination in contracts.