Expertise

Suzanne has specialised in non-contentious construction law since qualification. Suzanne advises a range of clients including developers, contractors, project companies and funders in connection with real estate development (including hotels and leisure, education, retail and student housing) and construction and infrastructure projects, including the construction aspects of new and extended project-financed projects (PFI, NPD and Hub).

Experience

Suzanne's recent experience includes:

  • Part of the team advising BAM Construction on the design & build sub-contracts and ancillary documents for Barrhead High School and Our Lady & St Patrick High School DBFM Projects (procured under the Scottish West Hub framework)
  • Advising the developer on construction and related issues affecting the development of new offices and retail space at 110 Queen Street, Glasgow
  • Advising a design & build sub-contractor on sub-contract issues in relation to two projects for (i) a new Secondary School and (ii) new industrial units (both projects procured under the Scottish West Hub framework)
  • Advising a lender in connection with construction and railway related issues in respect of the funding of a new Motel One hotel on Oswald Street, Glasgow
  • Advising a Luxembourg developer in connection with the construction aspects of the conversion of an apart-hotel development in Edinburgh
  • Advising a purchaser in relation to the construction documents for a large-scale due diligence exercise in connection with a student accommodation development in Sheffield
Education
  • University of Strathclyde:
    • LLB (Hons) (2007)
    • Diploma in Legal Practice (2008)
    • Masters Degree in Construction Law (Merit) (2014)
  • Year qualified: 2010