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John Wevill

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Construction

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John specialises in non-contentious and contentious construction law.

He has over 15 years’ experience advising developers, lenders, professional consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and insurers on a broad range of commercial projects and disputes.

Track Record

Acting for developers

Acting for a residential developer on a major regeneration project in North London, drafting the joint venture agreement and development management agreement

Acting for a well-known developer in relation to the Nine Elms (Lambeth College) redevelopment

Acting for the Crown Estate in the mixed use development of The Quadrant, drafting and negotiating the development management agreement and negotiating ancillary construction documents as part of the £500 million Regent Street redevelopment

Acting for contractors

Negotiating contract amendments, drafting and negotiating professional appointments, sub-contracts and security documents for the development of a £20 million distribution warehouse

Acting on a £70 million housing development, negotiating the contract strategy, drafting and negotiating the various building contracts, professional appointments and ancillary documentation as the project evolved. The procurement structure featured a phased development agreement, five amended JCT building contracts and a separate building contract relating to infrastructure works running throughout

Drafting and negotiating the project agreement, building contract amendments, construction direct agreement and security documents for the Perth & Kinross Schools PPP

Acting for consultants

Advising a Sterling Prize winning architect in relation to its appointments on the Riverwalk development in London, the Royal Opera House Open Up project, King’s Cross Square, Cambridge Judge Business School, the Britten-Pears Archive in Aldeburgh and numerous other high profile, complex projects

Drafting a suite of appointment and sub-consultancy documents, the co-operation agreement and security documents for an Irish-based international project manager in relation to a major infrastructure project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Advising a large international consultant in relation to an appointment to design a waste to energy plant in Qatar

Publications

Law in Practice: The RIBA Legal 3rd Edition (2019)

Memberships

National Apartment Association, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Education & Qualification

University of Exeter

King’s College London

Qualified as a solicitor in 1999

Acting for developers

Acting for a residential developer on a major regeneration project in North London, drafting the joint venture agreement and development management agreement

Acting for a well-known developer in relation to the Nine Elms (Lambeth College) redevelopment

Acting for the Crown Estate in the mixed use development of The Quadrant, drafting and negotiating the development management agreement and negotiating ancillary construction documents as part of the £500 million Regent Street redevelopment

Acting for contractors

Negotiating contract amendments, drafting and negotiating professional appointments, sub-contracts and security documents for the development of a £20 million distribution warehouse

Acting on a £70 million housing development, negotiating the contract strategy, drafting and negotiating the various building contracts, professional appointments and ancillary documentation as the project evolved. The procurement structure featured a phased development agreement, five amended JCT building contracts and a separate building contract relating to infrastructure works running throughout

Drafting and negotiating the project agreement, building contract amendments, construction direct agreement and security documents for the Perth & Kinross Schools PPP

Acting for consultants

Advising a Sterling Prize winning architect in relation to its appointments on the Riverwalk development in London, the Royal Opera House Open Up project, King’s Cross Square, Cambridge Judge Business School, the Britten-Pears Archive in Aldeburgh and numerous other high profile, complex projects

Drafting a suite of appointment and sub-consultancy documents, the co-operation agreement and security documents for an Irish-based international project manager in relation to a major infrastructure project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Advising a large international consultant in relation to an appointment to design a waste to energy plant in Qatar

Law in Practice: The RIBA Legal 3rd Edition (2019)

National Apartment Association, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

University of Exeter

King’s College London

Qualified as a solicitor in 1999