Construction and Engineering Solicitors

With extensive experience of the construction and engineering industries, the individuals at Michael Gerard Solicitors provide a wealth of legal expertise for employers, house builders, developers, main contractors and subcontractors, as well as professionals such as architects, engineers and surveyors, or even other solicitors.

Whether you require assistance with a building dispute, drafting contracts, securing a debt or some other construction-related legal service, we can help you navigate any challenge you face before, during or after a construction project.

Our construction law services

We provide advice and solutions in all areas of construction and engineering law, including both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Non-contentious matters 

We cover a range of non-contentious (transactional) matters such as drafting, reviewing and amending bespoke and standard forms of construction contracts.

Contentious matters   

If you require legal advice from a solicitor specialising in building disputes and other contentious commercial issues, Michael Gerard Solicitors can help. We cover pre-action, adjudication, litigation, mediation, negotiation and arbitration, and many other areas.

You can find a full list of what we specialise in on this page, but if you have a question about your own legal case please get in touch with us today by calling +44 (0) 1858 414290, or send us a message through our contact

Who we help

We offer a highly effective service for all companies and individuals involved in the built environment, including 


  -  Procurers

  -  Building owners

  -  Housebuilders

  -  Principal and specialist contractors

  -  Consultants

  -  Legal and commercial professionals

      We are a Leicestershire / midlands based solicitors that covers the whole of England and Wales and overseas.  

Why choose Michael Gerard Solicitors?

What sets us apart from other law firms is that the principal is dual-qualified, who has built an incredibly strong reputation for results.

We have the unique ability to provide quick, relevant and practical advice that is understandable.

By engaging us, you will be in very capable hands, especially knowing that we have immense experience working both on and in the construction and engineering industries.

What our clients say about us

Don’t just take our word for being specialists in the industry, see what our clients have to say about us below:

“I have to say thanks again for your excellent work, the relief at this point is huge!  Can’t say enough, these things truly affect your life when you’re under financial pressure and unsure what to do…Our deepest thanks, you’ve been amazing.”

N.H., Managing Director, main contractor, based in Wimbledon, south west London

“[The company] became involved in a dispute with a national contractor withholding substantial monies from a final account…we contacted Michael Gerard…with his expertise in contract law and knowledge of contractual procedures, we achieved a swift and satisfactory conclusion without resorting to lengthy adjudication or reference to the courts. We considered that the adopted methods to achieve settlement to be both professional and cost effective.”

W., Director, specialist contractor, based in Milton Keynes

If you require a construction solicitor get in touch today

You can call us on +44 (0) 1858 414290 or send us a message through our contact form.

We look forward to being of service to you.

Michael P. Gerard

MSc, PGDipLaw, PGDipBar, FCIOB, MCIArb

Solicitor, Chartered Builder & Registered Adjudicator

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