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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.





BA (Hons) Oxon Solicitor



Tel:  +44 (0) 203 056 8877


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Roger Button