Stuart Duffy is an associate in the construction team and specialises in contentious matters. He advises developers and contractors and is experienced with litigation, arbitration and adjudication proceedings.

Stuart thrives on gaining successful outcomes for his clients.

He has significant experience in building safety matters and regularly acts for parties involved in cladding and other fire safety related defect disputes. He has a good understanding of the Building Safety Act and regularly advises parties involved in the development of residential properties on the implications of the Act.

He is often instructed to act for parties in litigation, arbitration and adjudication proceedings.

Recent work

  • Acting for one of the UK's leading residential property developers in multiple cladding and other fire safety related defect claims.
  • Acting for a developer in an adjudication relating to the wrongful termination of a JCT contract.
  • Assisting with the issue of protective proceedings in the TCC.
  • Assisting a sub-contractor client on its prospects of a smash and grab adjudication.
  • Assisting the team during an ICC international arbitration relating to a major rail project in the Middle East. Dispute valued at several hundreds of millions of US dollars.

Did you know

Stuart plays football for his local team in the Southern Amateur Football League and is a keen golfer, with a handicap of 16.


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