Jake Wright


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Jake Wright

Jake advises on both contentious and non-contentious construction law.

Jake joined Stevens & Bolton in 2023, having trained and worked at City law firms, qualifying in 2022. Prior to this, Jake had a legal role in-house at an environmental consulting company.

Jake has a wide variety of experience and specialises in all forms of dispute resolution, including court proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), arbitration, adjudication and mediation. As for non-contentious experience, he has drafted and negotiated a wide range of construction documents such as professional appointments, building contracts, collateral warranties and letters of reliance.

Jake advises contractors, subcontractors, developers, government agencies and consultants.

Recent highlights include:

  • Acting for a main contractor in an adjudication for extension of time
  • Advising an employer on the validity of pay less notices under a design and build contract and advising in relation to contractor insolvency
  • Representing a subcontractor in adjudication and subsequent TCC enforcement proceedings against a main contractor for non-payment
  • Preparing major standard domestic and international forms of construction contracts (FIDIC, JCT, NEC), appointments, warranties and letters of reliance for clients

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