Amy is an Associate in our Real Estate practice and is based in our Manchester office.  Amy undertakes a variety of general non-contentious construction work (acting predominantly for developers, retailers and local authorities/public bodies), projects/PFI work and property support work. 

    Amy has also been involved with a number of contentious construction matters.

    Amy regularly drafts, advises upon and negotiates building contracts, professional team appointments, deeds of novation, collateral warranties, development agreements and grant funding agreements.

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    • Amy was seconded to the North West Development Agency’s in-house legal team on a part-time basis from December 2008 to October 2009 and again from May 2011 to March 2012 where she undertook a wide variety of legal work which involved working with the NWDA’s project team and taking a lead role in the drafting and negotiation of supplier services contracts and other commercial agreements; grant funding agreements (including European Regional Development Fund offer letters); deeds of variation of grant funding agreements; and deeds of novation of grant funding agreements.
    • Assisting on a successful adjudication for Manchester City Council in relation to a PFI Project.
    • Advising Manchester City Council on the settlement of a dispute relating to the Payment Mechanism on a PFI Project.
    • Advising The Department for Business Innovation and Skills in connection with the novation of a grant funding agreement including drafting and negotiating the deed of novation and providing advice in relation to an asset transfer agreement.
    • Negotiated the building contract, professional team appointments, novation agreements and related warranties for a mixed used residential and hotel scheme in the centre of Liverpool.
    • Negotiated the building contract, professional team appointments, novation agreements and related warranties for the refurbishment of a hotel in the centre of Birmingham.
    • Negotiated the building contract, professional team appointments and related warranties in relation to a substantial signature office building for Liverpool City Centre.
    • Negotiated the building contract, professional team appointments and related warranties in relation to an industrial development in Hawarden near Chester.
    • Assisted in the negotiation of development funding agreements for a substantial Town Centre re-development.
    • Negotiated development agreements for various retail developments.
    • Leeds Independent Living PFI Project – assisting in advising the Consortium on a PFI project to build approximately 265 units on 30 sites in Leeds that provide supportive accommodation to people with mental health and learning disability needs.
    • Miles Platting Social Housing PFI – assisting on Manchester City Council's £192m housing PFI project.
    • Assisting on the Redcar Street Lighting PFI Project.
    • Assisting on the non-contentious construction aspects of a range of different development projects acting for developers, retailers and local authorities/public bodies.
    • Provided advice in relation to turbine supply and BOP contracts and associated warranties and bonds for onshore wind projects.
    • Provided advice on installation contracts for off-shore wind projects.
    • Provided advice in relation to services agreement for energy suppliers.

    Education

    • College of Law, Chester, 2004
    • University of Cambridge, M.A., 2002

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2006
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