Our People

Jennifer McKay

Partner, Management Board
Legal Expertise:

Jennifer acts on behalf of employers, main contractors, sub-contractors, members of the design team and insurers in a wide variety of construction disputes across a number of different sectors.

As well as advising clients on formal dispute resolution procedures including adjudication, arbitration and Court proceedings, a considerable amount of Jennifer’s time is spent exploring means of managing and resolving disputes before they reach the stage of formal proceedings.

  • "She brings parties together and is a great mediator, very pragmatic and conscious of the time that goes into litigations."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "She has a fantastic eye for detail and understands the construction and legal issues. She has a good eye for the strengths and weaknesses of the case and whether it should be pursued or settled."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "We find her absolutely excellent - she is methodical and digs into the issues."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Jennifer is diligent and highly intelligent. She has an assured style and has gained a good deal of respect as a result of her commercial, shrewd and pragmatic approach. She brings a lot of energy to resolving issues, is a first-class negotiator and is able to remain focused on the issues at hand."

    AMEC Foster Wheeler

Construction at MacRoberts

Our experience and expertise in construction extends back many decades and MacRoberts’ lawyers are widely respected both in legal circles and within the construction industry.

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