Michael SergeantPartner at HFW
Michael is a specialist construction lawyer with over 20 years experience. He advises on contracts and procurement but his principal focus of work involves helping clients during the course of a project when problems arise or claims need to be brought. He has advised in relation to a wide range of UK and international projects, including civil engineering, road building, petro-chemical, renewable energy, off-shore, office development and land remediation. In relation to such projects, he has acted for the full range of participants involved in the construction industry, including developers, energy companies, government organisations, contractors and consultants. Michael has experience of acting in relation to a wide variety of claims, including delay, disruption, defects and termination disputes; and in relation to the full range of forums for dispute resolution including mediation, adjudication, DABs, arbitration and litigation.