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    Commercially focused construction law specialists

    We speak your language and are on hand to advise on your projects, wherever they are located.

    City skyline

    Commercially focused construction law specialists

    We speak your language and are on hand to advise on your projects, wherever they are located.

At Systech Law, we recognise that the legal industry is changing

The goals of providing high quality services and delivering success remains the same but to achieve this firms need to innovate and evolve.

It is essential to have a greater understanding of our clients and cater for the unique demands of the construction industry.

My experience over the past 10 years with Systech Law has convinced me that we offer our customers a better way. Where possible, we prefer to see our lawyers operating full-time out of our customers’ head or site offices. In addition to reducing the costs of our services this approach allows a focused and flexible offering ensuring we are on hand wherever our customers projects are located across the globe.

Our diverse team of lawyers are construction law specialists who, in most cases, have spent their entire careers working on complex and high-profile international projects across a range of jurisdictions and sectors. We understand our customer’s needs and I am in no doubt that that your business can benefit from a better way of delivering legal solutions

Services

Dispute Resolution / Arbitration / Adjudication / Dispute Boards / 
Litigation / Contract Advisory / Risk / Procurement Strategy / 
Interim Legal Support / Training

People

Tom Allen,Global Managing Partner

Tom joined Systech in 2010 and is a construction and projects solicitor, based primarily in the Middle East, who has considerable international experience across a range of sectors including buildings, roads, airports and oil and gas. Tom acts predominantly for contractors and subcontractors in all types of dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on international arbitration and mediation under the ICC, LCIA and DIAC rules. In addition, Tom offers contentious and non-contentious advice on a variety of contractual issues arising under construction and engineering contracts such as FIDIC, IChemE and NEC.

Tom is a Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the Society of Construction Law (Gulf and UK) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

tom.allen@systech-law.com

Delivering quality construction legal services need not come at an exorbitant price tag. At Systech Law we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an efficient, cost effective product without any compromise in quality or in our responsiveness and service levels.

Project

Kusile and Medupi Power Stations, South Africa

Kusile and Medupi combined will be the largest dry-cooled power stations in the world, each having an output of 6 x 800MW.

Systech provided an on-site multi skilled team of legal, claims, forensic planning and contracts consultants to support the EPC contractor manage the day to day works to recommend and deliver strategies to recover additional time and cost entitlements via DAB hearings.

Thoughts

Our lawyers prepare informative comment on legal issues and cases from around the world with a focus on the practical project implications. Click here to read our Thoughts

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Delivering efficiency

At Systech Law we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an efficient, cost effective product without any compromise in quality or in our responsiveness and service levels.

We do not over-lawyer matters

We favour senior experienced senior practitioners. There is no learning curve and our customers get the benefit of their experiences.

Long-term relationships

We favour legal secondments which are both cost effective and deliver operational efficiencies to our customers.

Single solution

We are able to work in a truly integrated way with our colleagues at Systech. This helps to control costs by engaging less expensive resource to manage and support the more labour intense aspects of dispute management.

Early warnings and risks assessments

Whilst construction disputes are invariably complex and document heavy, an early assessment (usually with a 2 week turnaround) can help optimise a customer’s legal spend.

Collaboration

We work together with and support our customers to capitalise on their internal expertise and resources. Our customers are the true experts of their own business. We work with them to ensure this understanding is not lost.

WORKING WITH SYSTECH

"Systech have helped us evaluate contracts and risks in a way that architects are not generally best placed to judge."

Founding Partner, Weston Williamson, Architect

Disclaimer: Systech Law Solicitors Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority – Registered Number 06087473. We use the word ‘partner’ to refer to a director of the company, or an employee or consultant who is a lawyer with equivalent standing and qualifications.