Steve Nichol practices in the area of litigation, with a focus on technically complex construction and engineering disputes. Mr. Nichol’s experience covers disputes of varying sizes and complexity across a broad range of industry sectors, with a particular focus on transport, infrastructure, energy and building. His clients cover the full range of industry professionals, from niche suppliers and subcontractors to multinational developers, manufacturers and joint ventures, spanning the UK, Europe, the Middle East and further afield.
As well as TCC and arbitration proceedings, Mr. Nichol’s experience extends to all forms of alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including adjudication, mediation, expert determination and the resolution of claims under preaction protocols. He has been recommended for his work in rail transport by The Legal 500.
Areas of Practice
Construction and Engineering Law
- England and Wales
- BPP Law School, LPC (Merit), 2004
- Duane Morris
- Partner, 2020-present
- Trowers & Hamlins LLP
- Partner, 2004-2019
Technology and Construction Solicitors Association
Society of Construction Law
- Quoted, "COVID-19 Based Contractual Rows Not Inevitable, Claim Lawyers," New Civil Engineer, March 16, 2020
Selected Speaking Engagements
- Speaker, "A Guide for International Construction Companies to Dispute Resolution in Egypt," HKA, Webinar, November 3, 2020
- Presenter, "Impact of COVID-19 on the Energy Industry: Preparing for the Aftermath," The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILAC), Webinar, May 7, 2020