Chris Kirby-Turner is a Partner in the Construction & Engineering team at Thomson Snell & Passmore solicitors, specialising in construction dispute resolution matters. He has been ranked for several years by leading independent legal directory Chambers UK, where he has been praised for his “knowledge of industry practice and sensible approach to case management” and for his “straightforward and practical approach”.
Chris and his team deal with the full array of construction disputes, ranging from disputes / adjudications related to interim applications, final accounts, defects claims and delay claims, to professional negligence claims arising from design failings. The team also provide comprehensive “non contentious” advice dealing with the preparation and negotiation of project documentation, and legal support on issues arising on live projects.
He deals regularly with adjudications on a wide range of issues, including interim payment disputes involving “smash and grab” arguments arising from defective notices, through to complex “true value”, defect or delay related disputes.