Read about what the leading independent guides to the legal profession have to say about our construction team:
Chambers & Partners (2020 edition)
What the team is known for: Maintains a solid presence in the Humber region, advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters. Clients include employers, contractors and developers. Notable expertise in construction disputes concerning the energy and rail sectors. Frequently handles major disputes in connection with professional negligence and defective works claims.
Strengths: A client view "confident in the ability of every member of the construction team to give the sound and honest advice that we are after."
Interviewees remark appreciatively on the "degree of precision and focused service" that the firm provides.
Sources say: "The team is very proactive and provides very sound advice."
Notable practitioners: Matthew Fletcher "provides excellent and practical advice on all matters relating to construction contracts, obligations and dispute resolution," according to clients. He frequently assists with professional negligence claims and disputes relating to electricity wayleaves.
Legal 500 (2019 edition)
With one of the largest teams in East Yorkshire, Gosschalks acts for local construction companies and also has substantial expertise in the renewable energy and rail infrastructure sectors. On the contentious side, the team primarily represents contractor clients, and mainly handles non-contentious issues for developer clients.
"Gosschalks is very commercial with great knowledge and a focus on what the client needs to achieve".
"The team at Gosschalks is exceptional. It gives one-to-one service which surpasses others. It consistently demonstrates a genuine expertise in construction law and, coupled with its professional and friendly attitude, it provides clear, sound and honest legal advice to the highest standard".
"Lead partner Matthew Fletcher provides no-nonsense advice and Will Buckenham offers friendly, helpful and professional advice".