Gary leads the specialist construction & engineering offering at Schofield Sweeney and advises upon all aspects of construction law with particular focus upon dispute resolution.
Gary has a wealth of experience gained from representing a wide range of clients within the construction chain, from individuals through to large public and private companies, as well as professional consultants.
Gary has considerable experience in relation to all forms of dispute resolution, including High Court proceedings, adjudication, arbitration and mediation (ADR). He has dealt with many complex, high value disputes concerning professional negligence, product liability, extensions of time, delay and disruption, valuation and payment claims (both interim and final) and defective works.
Gary’s area of specialism is construction adjudication acting for claimants and/or defendants. Throughout his career, Gary has personally acted in at least 80 different adjudications, where he has a proven track record of success. He also has specialist experience of adjudication enforcement including several reported cases that have attracted significant attention within the industry (see below).
Gary has a strong reputation for delivering results both financially and commercially for his clients.
Gary’s notable cases involving the enforcement of adjudicator’s decisions include Enviroflow Management Ltd -v- Redhill Works (Nottingham) Ltd  (TCC), Caledonian Modular Ltd -v- Mar City Developments Ltd  EWHC 1855 (TCC) and CRJ Services Ltd -v- Lanstar Limited  EWHC 972 (TCC).
Gary is a member of the Society of Construction Law, the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association (TeCSA) and the Adjudication Society.
Some examples of Gary’s previous work include: