Robert Norris is a partner in our Construction Practice, focusing on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of engineering and construction dealing with major infrastructure, rail/light rail, civil engineering, energy, process plant and building sectors. With a first class master’s degree in civil engineering, Robert has both the legal experience and industry expertise to successfully operate in the engineering and construction industries.
Robert has been involved with projects in both the private and public sectors. These projects have adopted a range of forms of procurement and a number of these projects involved bespoke and innovative approaches in order to deliver the project objectives.
Robert works closely with clients, external consultants and colleagues within Squire Patton Boggs and has experience advising on documents such as EPC contracts, building contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties, bonds, guarantees, project agreements, development agreements, agreements for lease, concession agreements, funding agreements and other documentation relating to the engineering, procurement and construction aspects of projects.
Robert also advises clients regarding domestic and international disputes and has experience of a broad range of dispute resolution techniques including litigation, arbitration, expert determination, adjudication and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
Chambers UK 2011 states that “The “diligent and courteous” Robert Norris impresses clients with his contractual work as well as his advice on contentious matters.”
ABB Limited describe Robert as “a very knowledgeable and pragmatic lawyer with a sound understanding of his client’s needs.”
Energy and Process Plant