Construction

As one of the largest and best known construction groups in Scotland, we can provide outstanding breadth and depth of experience to our clients. No other firm in Scotland has such strong connections with all sectors of the Scottish construction industry.

MacRoberts has been at the forefront of Scotland's construction industry for over 30 years and we understand that, today more than ever, this fast-paced sector is ever changing. Our team has the expertise and industry involvement to deliver the practical solutions our clients require and expect. 

“No matter what the economic climate, all our clients can be assured that they’ll benefit from our deep understanding of the construction sector. With our well-maintained links to the sector and one of the leading specialist teams in Scotland, we have the ability and flexibility to deal with all the legal complexities that the sector continues to present. This is an assurance not all firms can give – but it’s an assurance all clients need today."

Neil Kelly, Head of Construction
    • Construction Stronger together: The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum was formed in March 2020 in response to the urgent COVID-19 threat to people and business. Alan Wilson, Chair of the Forum and Managing Director of SELECT, writes about the Forum's work.
    • Construction The RICS Conflict Avoidance Process – CAP The RICS Conflict Avoidance Pledge – CAP is the early intervention into issues to prevent construction disputes. With industry support and commitment to the Pledge increasing, Len Bunton, one of the ambassadors for the Pledge, explains how it works.
    • Construction Adjudication in the era of COVID-19 Tony Bingham, one of the UK's leading adjudicators and construction industry commentators, shares some of his thoughts on how the adjudication process has adapted to life during a pandemic.
    • Construction The Grenfell effect on the PI insurance market The Grenfell disaster occurred on the night of 14 June 2017, but its effects are still being felt across the construction sector and beyond. As a result of the disaster, which claimed over 70 lives, many believe that the public has lost some of the confidence it had in the construction sector.
    • Construction VAT reverse charge for construction services The much delayed domestic VAT reverse charge for construction services came into effect on 1 March 2021.
  • "With expertise across the board, MacRoberts maintains an excellent position in the Scottish construction market; its contentious team has a particularly impressive reputation. Market sources praise the commercial and pragmatic nature of the group's advice."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Neil Kelly is an outstanding advocate of construction and contract law."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • Market observers note that Neil Kelly's "wealth of experience makes him a foremost practitioner for the most complex contentious matters."

    Legal 500
  • "MacRoberts LLP's team is 'always quick to respond' and 'provides insightful advice with a clear, commercial basis'."

    Legal 500

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