Howard Kennedy expands construction offering with the addition of Jonathan Pawlowski

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Howard Kennedy welcomes Jonathan Pawlowski, who joins the Construction team as a partner.

Jonathan is an experienced construction lawyer and is qualified as a solicitor-advocate. He specialises in contentious issues relating to or arising from construction, engineering, and infrastructure industries, and has significant expertise in multi-party litigation.

Jonathan also has wide ranging expertise advising on non-contentious aspects of construction law including drafting and amending construction contracts, deeds of professional appointments, collateral warranties, third party rights agreements, parent company guarantees, terms and conditions of business, bonds and escrow agreements.

He is also an adjudicator and a member of the RICS Construction Adjudicators' panel and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Jonathan joins the firm from Collyer Bristow, where he led the Construction practice for over 12 years.  Prior to that, Jonathan was a partner at Davies Arnold Cooper for over 10 years.

"Jonathan's extensive experience across both contentious and non-contentious aspects of construction law reinforces our strong construction offering", said Craig Emden, Managing Partner, Howard Kennedy. "His appointment is part of the ongoing expansion of our construction team. The sustained growth of all of our practice groups is a key component of our long-term growth strategy."

Commenting on his appointment, James Stewart, Partner and Head of Howard Kennedy’s Construction practice said: “Jonathan is an excellent addition to our Construction team. His wealth of experience and skillset as a solicitor-advocate will help expand the services and advice that we are able to offer our clients.  Jonathan's appointment further reinforces our commitment to delivering exceptional service and results to our clients."

Jonathan Pawlowski added: “I am pleased to join Howard Kennedy in a time of strong growth for the Construction team. I am excited to collaborate with the talented professionals at this firm, leveraging our collective expertise to provide outstanding representation and strategic guidance to our clients.”

Howard Kennedy has continued to expand across all practices with 20 lateral partner hires since January 2021.


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