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Colin Jones, Partner, Head of Construction Legal Services

Construction & Engineering

Direct Dial: 01223 532 731
Mobile: 07801 286 222

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A bit about me

Construction plays a huge, positive role in the economy by enabling employment across the supply chain. As a construction real estate lawyer, I am proud to play my part in a sector which is taking a leading role in a zero-carbon future as well as supporting economic growth.

I work with a range of clients including contractors, consultants, manufacturers, funders, research bodies, and educational institutions. Whichever one I’m working with, I operate on absolute client focus. You will always come first in all of my advice, guidance, and work.

I am a very experienced lawyer, which gives me a lot of pragmatism of saying it how it is, and I know the importance of being responsive and acting quickly in real estate. I pride myself on client care and making sure you have a positive experience.

My work ranges from producing construction agreements and terms of engagement, advising on public procurement and dispute resolution. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my family, travelling, eating good food, and being in my garden.

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Where I work

Hear what our clients say about our Partner, Head of Construction Legal Services Colin Jones

Client praises Partner following “highly valuable” training session

Head of Construction Legal Services Colin Jones recently received high praise for a continued professional development (CPD)...

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The Insurance Institute of Reading delighted with Building Safety Act webinar

Colin Jones, Head of Construction Legal Services, delivered a comprehensive and well explained presentation giving an overview...

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Adjudication of construction disputes – an overview

As reported separately in our team newsletter by Andrew James, along with references to the…

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The Big Change – The Building Safety Act 2022

Over the past 12 months we have been reporting on the Building Safety Act 2022…

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Contractor insolvency: what should you be looking out for?

The construction press has recently been full of concerns regarding the risk of contractor insolvency. With…

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Construction and the drive to Net Zero

The New Engineering Contract (NEC) is the Government’s preferred form of construction and engineering contract…

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Martlet v Mulalley: the ruling

In a landmark case, a housing association has been awarded substantial damages in a claim…

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The Building Safety Act – how long will you be liable?

One of the implications of the recently enacted Building Safety Act 2022 is the impact…

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Public procurement change is on the way

On 11 May 2022, the Procurement Bill 2022 was introduced to parliament.  The Bill sets…

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The price is right

In the recent case of Alebrahim v BM Design London Ltd (2022), the Court of…

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The Building Safety Act 2022 – the drive for quality construction

The Building Safety Act 2022 became law at the end of April. The Act is…

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