Matt Bromilow is a senior associate in the construction litigation department. Matt specialises in the resolution of disputes in the construction and engineering sector and advises clients including employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. He has extensive experience of dealing with a range of dispute resolution processes, such as alternative dispute resolution, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

    Matt is named as an Associate to Watch in Chambers and Partners, where he is described as an "impressive associate". Chambers and Partners also says the following: "Matt was proactive and focused on resolving the dispute – his knowledge was invaluable in reaching a solution", "He is very good at thinking strategically across the whole dispute" and "He is very engaged in his role and knows his stuff very well".

    Prior to becoming a lawyer, Matt worked as a project manager for a major façade company. He, therefore, has a detailed understanding of the issues that can arise onsite when delivering major construction projects and the contentious points that can arise.

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    • Lead fee earner in the team that successfully acted for the contractor in the reported case of Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd & Ors [2018] EWHC 3363 (TCC) regarding the meaning of practical completion under a building contract.
    • Acting for a regional contractor in serial adjudications against its employer (a major UK university) concerning the contractor’s entitlement to extensions of time and loss and expense under an amended JCT Standard Building Contract.
    • Acting for an NHS Trust in serial adjudications with the contractor responsible for delivering its new Emergency Department pursuant to the Procure 21+ form of contract (based on the NEC). Disputes existed between the parties in respect of time, money and defects.
    • Acting for a major facilities management company in High Court litigation with a major UK High Street retailer in respect of allegations of overcharging.

    Education

    • University of Law, Birmingham, L.P.C., 2011
    • University of Reading, LL.B., 2006

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2013

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member of the Society of Construction Law and TECSA.
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