Thomson Snell & Passmore expands construction team
Caroline Watkins brings extensive construction expertise to Thomson Snell & Passmore, supporting the team's growth plans
Leading law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore strengthens its Construction team with the appointment of Caroline Watkins as a Partner. This strategic move is a vital component of the team's ongoing expansion efforts.
Caroline, joining from EMW Law LLP, brings substantial expertise in the construction sector, with previous roles at industry leaders Beale & Co and the in-house legal team at Southern Water. Her focus includes professional indemnity insurance and utilities (including renewables), catering to contractors, developers, suppliers, and professional consultants. She provides comprehensive documentation and advice on major construction contracts such as JCT, NEC, FIDIC, and iChemE.
With specific knowledge in development finance for construction projects, Caroline represents banks and offers insights into the legal and practical implications of the Building Safety Act. She has also been actively involved in presenting on this topic to leading construction industry network groups.
Thomson Snell & Passmore's Construction team is renowned for its industry-centric approach and deep understanding of the construction sector. The team's expert lawyers specialize in dispute resolution, project documentation, and project support, including international projects.
Mark Steggles, Head of Dispute Resolution at Thomson Snell & Passmore, expressed enthusiasm about Caroline's appointment, stating, "Her expertise in non-contentious construction matters expands our offering to our clients in this area, and I am thrilled that she is joining the firm."
Caroline Watkins, the newly appointed Partner, expressed excitement about joining Thomson Snell & Passmore during this pivotal time. She looks forward to contributing to the firm's ambitious growth plans and enhancing its position in the construction law landscape.