Michael Chilton

Michael Chilton

Partner
London 20 St Andrew Street London EC4A 3AG
Telephone 0207 766 5646
Mobile 07469859455

Partner - Construction and Engineering

Michael is a construction law specialist and also a key part of our Banking & Finance team. His main area of expertise is in non-contentious construction law, although he also advises in relation to disputes and dispute avoidance.

Michael regularly advises developers, banks, pension funds, housing associations, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants on construction procurement routes, development agreements, agreements for lease, facility agreements, framework agreements, building contracts, professional appointments, warranties, guarantees and bonds on both commercial and residential property transactions. Projects he has worked on include city office developments, mixed-use and retail schemes, infrastructure projects, housing schemes, student accommodation, out-of-town retail parks, power projects and football stadia. He also advises clients in the rail and energy sectors.

In addition, Michael has advised on international power projects using the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) form of contract, as well as on several school and hospital PFI schemes for banks and project companies.

Banking & Finance

For many years Michael has acted for both lenders and borrowers on development finance transactions. His considerable experience in construction law gives him a valuable insight into the construction-related aspects of these transactions including choice of procurement, documents and security package. He advises both lenders and borrowers on market standard practices and the likely expectations of other parties in the transaction.


Michael's relevant experience includes:

  • Acting on behalf of leaders such as Investec, Nat west, Barclays, Metro Bank, RBS, Lloyds, Clydesdale and Oaknorth
  • Advising on international power projects, school and hospital PFI schemes for banks and project companies
  • Acting on behalf of the lenders for one of the largest PFI transactions ‚ Dudley Hospital

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