Barry Hembling, MA, AKC

Location London, United Kingdom

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Practice areas Barry Hembling is a legal directories recommended construction lawyer with over 20 years in-house and private practice experience of acting for clients on domestic and international construction projects in the infrastructure, Energy, Development, Insurance, Sports, Themed Entertainment and Hotel sectors among others. He has an established record of offering contentious and non-contentious legal support throughout a project’s lifecycle from initial contract advice and negotiations to dispute avoidance. Regarded as a strong practitioner and incisive adviser by impressed sources he has a reputation for commercial acumen and offering cost effective commercial solutions that minimise risks and help project teams meet their completion dates and budgets. Barry is experienced in prosecuting and defending all types of construction claims particularly complex high value construction disputes which include 13 reported judgments. He often acts for clients on global projects and has substantial experience of projects in Australia (16), Austria, China (11), Cyprus, Denmark (3), Estonia, France, Germany (13), India (2), Italy (10), Japan (5), Korea (3), Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore (4), Thailand (4), Turkey (5), UAE (3) and USA (3) in addition those in the UK. Barry has advised on many high profile and iconic projects including the Aquatics Centre at the London 2012 Olympics, City of London Lloyd’s Building and some of the world’s best-known public attractions such as the London Eye and the Sydney Tower. He has acted as a panel judge for the Constructing Excellence Awards and often speaks at industry conferences in both the UK and abroad, Including Oxford University and Chatham House. He has been recommended as a construction lawyer by the legal directories for many years most recently in the 2019 edition of the Legal 500.
Memberships Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association, Society of Construction Law, Law Society of England
Interests Construction law, Legal advice, Contract negotiations, Risk management, Dispute avoidance.
Wants To help clients carry out successful construction projects.
Haves Passion about providing high quality legal services.
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