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Andrea is a Professional Support Lawyer at LexisNexis, specialising in environmental law. She has a background in contaminated land and environmental insurance, and a Masters degree in waste management. She qualified in 1997 at Browne Jacobson and later worked in the Environment and Planning team at SJ Berwin, before moving in house to work as Senior Solicitor at Certa (UK) Ltd. More recently Andrea has worked as a legal consultant, completing projects for blue chip companies. Andrea is an active member of the UK Environmental Law Association.
Sarah Schütte is an independent UK-qualified solicitor-advocate and runs her own legal and training consultancy, Schutte Consulting Limited, based in London, UK, whose motto is "Making law work for the construction and engineering industry". Sarah has 19 years’ experience as a specialist infrastructure lawyer, including 12 years working directly for industry. She has developed a niche practice in project management, project controls and the law (PPM and P3M and PMO). She works with clients, contractors, professionals and supply chain delivery partners as a whole life project advisor, and supports them with training workshops and project facilitation sessions. SCL’s clients are based in the UK, USA and South East Asia, in addition to close collaborations with organisations in several other countries. Sarah speaks French, German and Spanish as well as English. 
 
Sarah focuses on putting law in its practical and purposive context: she equips her clients with the accurate knowledge and essential skills for confident and competent contract management, which tangibly improve delivery outcomes. Sarah is a regular conference speaker and media commentator. She writes the “Industry Insight” column for LexisPSL UK, is accredited by several industry and ADR associations, and contributes probono to industry initiatives to promote excellence in project delivery and the use of technology to control risk and facilitate governance. She collaborates closely with global Chapters of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the UK Association of Project Managers (APM). Since 2016, Sarah has chaired the UK User Group for a USA-centred global project controls software company.
 
Sarah’s professional interests include ethics, behavioural science and collaboration, and how projects are influenced by individual behaviour and organisational culture. Her site boots and hard hat are always to hand. 
 
Kisha is a paralegal in the LexisPSL Energy and Environment teams. She graduated with a degree in English Literature and worked in academic publishing, before undertaking the GDL at BPP University. Kisha subsequently completed an LLM in Energy and Natural Resources with Distinction from Queen Mary University of London. Kisha has a keen interest in the energy transition and is a research associate and contributing author for the Energy Law Institute (ELI). Kisha is a future trainee solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills.
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Jon is a Professional Support Lawyer at LexisNexis, specialising in construction law.

Jon trained at Hogan Lovells and qualified into the construction disputes team there in 2011. He joined LexisNexis in February 2016. Jon has experience of acting for various parties (including employers, main contractors, subcontractors and project managers) in relation to disputes arising out of construction and engineering projects in various jurisdictions. Jon has acted for clients in TCC litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation as well as providing advice on various aspects of construction and engineering projects.

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