Jennie Matthews Freeths

Freeths builds construction team

Law firm Freeths has appointed Jennie Matthews from DWF as an associate in its construction team in Manchester.

Matthews specialises in all aspects of construction law, with particular expertise in advising on disputed accounts on standard and bespoke construction contracts.

She has acted for both claimants and defendants on a large number of construction disputes and has experience in arbitration, mediation and adjudication.

John May, managing partner for Freeths Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield, said: “Over the last couple of years our construction portfolio has increased quite considerably, so the addition of Jennie will ensure we continue to offer the highest service levels to our clients. As the Manchester office continues to grow, so does our reputation in the city and we are glad to attract top class talent.”

The appointment brings the total numbers of construction lawyers to more than 15.

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