Phil Morrison, who joined the firm in 2013, has been promoted to Partner after being Head of Construction at the firm for four years. Morrison boasts over 25 years of experience in the sector, advising both large private and public sector bodies on the delivery of infrastructure projects. Working on contentious and non-contentious matters, his specific expertise spans adjudications, High Court and County Court proceedings, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration and residential building disputes.
Joining Shulmans in 2015 and with over ten years’ experience in the construction sector, Jayne Smiles has been promoted to the position of Associate. Smiles’ work incorporates varied and complex issues for leading clients in the developer, contractor, investment fund, banking, retail, engineering, commercial and housebuilder sectors. Her expertise lies in bespoke forms of construction procurement documents, in particular negotiating and advising on contracts for complex projects, security packages, and documenting project bank and escrow accounts.
Tim Halstead, Managing Partner at Shulmans LLP, said: ’We are delighted to have promoted two excellent members of the Shulmans’ team and lay out our plans for expansion in the sector. We continue to do ground-breaking work in construction and are expanding to meet the needs of our clients at an exciting time in Shulmans’ development as a whole.’