Addleshaw Goddard grows Construction Disputes team with new Partner hire
Addleshaw Goddard (AG) has appointed Caroline Pope as a partner within its London Construction & Engineering team.
Joining the firm from DLA Piper, Caroline has over 35 years of experience within the construction industry, including advising on multi-million-pound litigation, arbitration, adjudication and ADR processes.
She has advised on a number of major iconic property and infrastructure projects, both within the UK and internationally, handling disputes for developers, contractors, utility and energy providers.
Caroline is currently Chair of the Technology & Construction Solicitors' Association (TECSA) and previously was central to the growth of BCLP's Construction team, taking it to Tier 1 in the directories. She also worked in the Middle East working with the team that set up the firm's Abu Dhabi office.
Top ranked and in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, Caroline has consistently been rated Tier 1 for Construction by all the leading directories.
The appointment is the latest in a string of key lateral hires made by AG's Real Estate group. Over the last year, the firm has appointed five new partners across its construction and engineering, planning and transactional teams (Clarissa Smith, Catherine Williams, Anthony Willis, Francis Tyrell and Sarah Atkinson).
Jonathan Tattersall, Head of Addleshaw Goddard's Construction & Engineering team, said:
"Our Construction & Engineering team continues to go from strength-to-strength, now numbering 30 partners globally and more than 100 specialist fee-earners.
"We continue to expand our international footprint and support clients in the widest range of infrastructure projects, ranging from offshore energy to the largest social infrastructure schemes.
"Caroline truly is a leader in her field and will make an excellent addition to our team."