Construction & Infrastructure

Our team works on significant and complex construction and engineering, infrastructure, and energy and waste projects nationally. Our clients benefit from having robust contracts in place, which helps them avoid costly and time consuming disputes.

Our experience ranges from advising on multi-million pound construction disputes to routine pre-contract risk reviews and, further, providing pre and post-completion support to PPP/PFIs, in particular in the waste and health sectors.

We have advised on a broad spectrum of innovative and complex projects. Our experience covers a range of sectors including energy and waste, residential property, health, education, recreation, defence, IT, roads, airports and other infrastructure. Our clients include a broad cross-section of major international sponsors, project companies, developers, leading contractors and consultants, waste and water companies and public bodies.


Construction Disputes

Our team is widely experienced in adjudication, arbitration and litigation, including proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court and Court of Appeal and we pride ourselves on getting results for our clients.



We have vast experience of advising on PPP and PFI projects for a varied client base including procuring authorities, sponsors, investors and lenders. Our established track record of advising on a variety of project structures in a range of sectors means that our clients can be confident of receiving commercially grounded and legally robust advice tailored to the complexities of their project.



We have advised on a number of flagship highways, rail and related infrastructure projects. We provide advice to clients who commission, procure, fund and deliver highways infrastructure projects. We support clients from initial consultation and project structuring, including advising on all aspects of procurement, to post completion contract management.

Exeter Construction Group

Ashfords is a representative on the Exeter Construction Group committee. A thriving networking group which holds informal events and an annual black tie event which is a regular sell out.

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Unlike many construction lawyers they have a deep knowledge and understanding of the construction industry itself, as well as the relevant law associated with it. They react very quickly and never need to be chased. They remain a breath of fresh air when dealing with what is often a stressful situation. They are polite, friendly and always reliable.

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