Keith Lonsdale

Experience

Keith is experienced in all types of construction related disputes, both in the UK and internationally. Mainly acting for construction professionals and their insurers but also acting for contractors and developers.

In the UK widespread experience of all forms of construction dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration and adjudication. As part of the dispute resolution process, frequently attends mediations and other forms of ADR.

Examples of UK experience:

  • Acting for design professional, in relation to major railway infrastructure project.
  • Acting for design professional, in relation to major port project.
  • Acting for construction professional, in relation to latent defect issues concerning multiple housing developments.
  • Acting for construction professional, in relation to bank monitoring schemes, in relation to various developments.
  • Acting for construction professional, in relation to dispute concerning major art gallery development.
  • Acting for construction professional, in relation to dispute concerning a football stadium.
  • Acting for contractor in a dispute with a developer over significant residential commercial development.
  • Acting for owners of a landmark Knightsbridge development against the developers.

Examples of international experience

  • Acting for design professional, in relation to sports, residential and commercial development in Dubai.
  • Acting for design professional, in relation to major residential development in Abu Dhabi
  • Acting for design professional, in relation to a chemical plant in India.
  • Acting for a design professional, in relation to major ports project in Malaysia.
  • Acting for a design profession, in relation to an infrastructure project in Bolivia.
  • Acting for a design professional, in relation to a major hub airport in Australia.
  • Acting for a design professional, in relation to a military airforce base in Africa.
  • Action for a government department concerning a roads dispute in Africa.

Membership/appointments

  • Society of Construction Law
  • Member of the FIDIC Risk Management Committee

Significant reported cases

  • Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd v ICI and others.
  • Benaim (UK) Ltd v Davies Middleton & Davies Ltd.
  • Liberty Syndicate Management and another v Campagna Ltd and another.

Customers

  • Insurers
  • Construction professionals
  • Brokers
  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Commercial and residential property owners

Contact Details


+44 20 7865 3354
keith.lonsdale@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


"He is incredibly pragmatic and always with his eye on the cost-effectiveness of any advice he provides"

Chambers & Partners, 2017

"Highly regarded by insurers in finding solutions to claims against a wide range of construction and property professionals"

Legal 500 2016

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