Major Projects & Infrastructure

Whether it be health, education, water, roads, rail, carbon capture & storage, hydro, waste or wind, we have the experience and practical know-how to deal with any issues that you may encounter. We are also the only Scottish based firm with a first tier projects practice on the Scottish Government’s Major Projects Panel.

“The industry is not straightforward. Deals are complex and challenging. Our team is adept at identifying issues and managing risks before they arise. Clients expect a high level of market intelligence and insider knowledge, and we always strive to stay ahead of the curve”

 

Rod Munro, Head of Major Projects & Infrastructure
    • Construction "Living Wills": protecting the public sector in the event of service provider collapse? Back in November 2018 the Cabinet Office set out a plan which it hoped would allow public bodies to be better prepared in the event of supplier failure.
    • Construction New legal rules for retention in the construction sector? The problem of people holding onto retention monies longer than they should at various levels within the contractual chain on a construction project whether retention held by an employer, a main contractor, or a sub-contractor, has long been a problem in the construction sector.
    • Major Projects & Infrastructure Planning (Scotland) Bill (3) – Development Management This update on the Planning (Scotland) Bill considers changes to development management, the process of determining individual planning applications. Of course the proposals are subject to amendment as the Bill passes through the Scottish Parliament.
    • Major Projects & Infrastructure Planning (Scotland) Bill (1) – development planning The Scottish Government has introduced the Planning (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament. The Bill sets out proposed reforms to the Scottish planning system and is the product of a review process that started in September 2015. The aim was to strengthen and simplify the planning system such that it comes an enabler of high quality development, supporting the delivery of housing and infrastructure and actively encouraging community involvement.

Infrastructure & Projects

Whether it be health, education, water, roads, rail, carbon capture & storage, hydro, waste or wind, we have the experience and practical know-how to deal with any issues that you may encounter.

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