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Colin Jones, Partner, Head of Construction Legal Services

Construction & Engineering

Direct Dial: 01223 532 731
Mobile: 07801 286 222

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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Pick up the phone if there are ever any questions – you are the client after all.

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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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The New Homes Quality Code

We have been reporting on the progress through parliament of the Building Safety Bill which,…

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Adjudication - recent trends

The Construction Act (the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996, as amended) requires that…

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More support for leaseholders blighted by unsafe cladding since Grenfell Tower

The government appears willing to widen support for leaseholders affected by unsafe cladding systems, which…

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Watch now: The Building Safety Bill

Building safety has always been a top priority for the construction industry, but in the…

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