Built Environment

Contributors

Jon is Head of the Built Environment Group at Lexis®PSL.

Jon trained at Hogan Lovells and qualified into the firm's construction disputes team. Jon has experience of acting for various parties 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.

Emma is a barrister at Keating Chambers, specialising in construction, engineering and energy disputes arising both internationally and domestically. Emma has substantial TCC advocacy experience and is regularly instructed as junior counsel on large-scale international arbitration disputes. Emma is also developing a busy public procurement practice and regularly acts for bidders and buyers.


Jonathan is a Partner at Simmons & Simmons. He specialises in defending professional indemnity claims against construction professionals (including architects, engineers, and surveyors) and major contractors. He also regularly advises on complex, high value coverage disputes for London market insurers.

Jonathan has experience of a wide variety of construction disputes involving iconic buildings, sports grounds, schools, hospitals, large residential schemes, commercial/retail and waste to energy facilities. 
 
His caseload routinely involves mediations and litigation (generally in the Technology and Construction Court), and he also has arbitration and adjudication experience.
 
Jonathan has undertaken a year-long client secondment at a major international Insurer, which provided him with invaluable first-hand experience of the insurance market.

Simone is an environmental law specialist and is head of LexisPSL Environment.

Simone moved to LexisNexis from Clyde & Co where she trained. Whilst at Clyde & Co Simone gained experience in contentious work, including large scale arbitrations, private claims and regulatory breaches, and a variety of non-contentious issues. Some of her experience includes the EU Emissions Trading System, the domestic Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, environmental due diligence, Energy Performance Certificates, permitting requirements and contaminated land.

Simone has written a number of articles, which have been published in various journals and is a trustee of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA).
 
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. 
 
About

Built Environment

For lawyers in the built environment to get the latest news and analysis on property, environment, planning, construction and energy law.  
Featured Articles
Latest Articles
12 Jul 2019

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analysis of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) recent regulatory changes to the market entry...

10 Jul 2019

 With festival season underway, we look at the environmental impact of these large-scale music events and how they can be adapted to have a less damaging effect....

28 Jun 2019

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes the publication of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) statutory consultation on a proposal...

rolls
27 Jun 2019

 A new revision of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) guide has been published (revision four of the second edition). The TCC has stated that the only...

38535298_custom
21 Jun 2019

Electricity and gas market regulation and licensingDecision on licensing applications regulations and guidance documentOfgem has published its final decision regarding it...

43491873_m
14 Jun 2019

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analysis on the impact of the introduction of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) and what it means for small-scale...

turbines
7 Jun 2019

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) review into whether the introduction of the cap on...

4 Jun 2019

In this latest podcast of 2019, Mark Davies and Charles Morgan of 6 Pump Court discuss legal action brought by Friends of the Earth (FoE) against Shell for its alleged...

windfarm
31 May 2019

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes confirmation from the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) on its methodology for calculating the next...

50388749_xxl
27 May 2019

Here we are in May 2019, and, almost 3 years on, Brexit is still not sorted. Whatever your politics, you can’t help but feel “what a mess”. Industry is...

Built Environment
Energy weekly highlights—11 July 2019
Built Environment

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analysis of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) recent regulatory changes to the market entry...

Festival season—using the law effectively to protect the environment
Built Environment

 With festival season underway, we look at the environmental impact of these large-scale music events and how they can be adapted to have a less damaging effect....

Energy weekly highlights—28 June 2019
Built Environment

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes the publication of the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) statutory consultation on a proposal...

New revision of TCC Guide published
Built Environment

 A new revision of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) guide has been published (revision four of the second edition). The TCC has stated that the only...

Energy weekly highlights—21 June 2019
Built Environment

Electricity and gas market regulation and licensingDecision on licensing applications regulations and guidance documentOfgem has published its final decision regarding it...

Energy weekly highlights—13 June 2019
Built Environment

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes analysis on the impact of the introduction of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) and what it means for small-scale...

Energy weekly highlights—6 June 2019
Built Environment

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets’ (Ofgem) review into whether the introduction of the cap on...

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast - Latest Edition
Built Environment

In this latest podcast of 2019, Mark Davies and Charles Morgan of 6 Pump Court discuss legal action brought by Friends of the Earth (FoE) against Shell for its alleged...

Energy weekly highlights—31 May 2019
Built Environment

This week’s edition of Energy highlights includes confirmation from the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) on its methodology for calculating the next...

Brexit patchworking: the impact of continued uncertainty on the construction industry
Built Environment

Here we are in May 2019, and, almost 3 years on, Brexit is still not sorted. Whatever your politics, you can’t help but feel “what a mess”. Industry is...

Trending Topics