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Roger Button - Partner

 

 

Roger Button has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He studied law at Oxford University and, after qualifying as a solicitor, joined the legal department of a leading construction company. He joined Eversheds in 1982, where he founded and headed the Construction & Engineering Group. In 2001, he joined Shadbolt & Co, a leading construction law firm, moving to Mills & Co in February 2010.

 

Roger’s work has covered railways, electricity generating stations, process plant, waste treatment plants and development projects. His client base includes developer/owners, consultants and contractors.

 

Areas of particular specialisation include:

 

legal support for construction and engineering projects

 

the drafting and negotiation of contracts

 

general advice during projects

 

claims resolution

 

Work recently undertaken in the UK includes:

 

advice and representation of an FM contractor in relation to major PFI dispute

 

advice and representation of a subcontractor in relation to a claim arising out of a UK

road maintenance project

 

advice on procurement and review and preparation of contract documents relating to

a project for electricity generating station

 

advice and contract negotiation on behalf of a supply chain to the London Underground

network – total value of work £3bn

 

drafting and negotiating contractual documentation in relation to a project for the

construction of process plant acting on behalf of contractor on a claim arising out

of the design and construction of industrial waste processing plant

 

Roger is a Member of Contracts Working Party of Institution of Chemical Engineers (‘IChemE’). His seminars include FIDIC forms of contract, the Engineering and Construction contract (NEC) and contracts for process projects . He is a Member of Society of Construction Law and Law Society and regularly publishes articles in journals.

Roger has for a long time been active in the Middle East. He is a Consultant to Amereller Legal Consultants, an international law firm with offices in Dubai, Cairo, Damascus and Baghdad, where he is Head of Middle East Construction.

 

 

 

ROGER BUTTON

BA (Hons) Oxon Solicitor

 

 

Tel:  +44 (0) 203 056 8877

 

Fax: +44 (0) 207 900 2672

 

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Roger Button