Jim Gorrod


  01392 210700

Jim specialises in construction law and in particular resolving disputes relating to building projects. He has considerable experience in this area and has been recognised as a leader in his field in Chambers Legal directory. Jim has expertise in adjudication, arbitration, litigation and all other forms of ADR. He regularly lectures to other professionals in this area and is involved in Constructing Excellence and the Society of Construction Law. Jim also has a niche specialism in party wall disputes.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Acted for a client in a multi million pound dispute relating to an energy from waste plant
  • Advising on a dispute relating to the installation of telecommunications equipment on a fleet of ferries
  • Advising a client on issues relating to the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station
  • Assisting a client in resolving a dispute related to a new airport terminal building

Jim is a recommended lawyer in Chambers 2016: "He is very detailed, deliberate and comes across in such a way that you are able to understand the issues and your options."

Outside of work, Jim is a keen sailor and has represented Great Britain at World and European level. He is now more often involved getting his kids out on the water sailing and surfing and is a member of Starcross Sailing Club.

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