Trade organisation the National Federation of Builders has appointed national law firm Hill Dickinson as its construction legal panel representative for the North West and North Wales.
Hill Dickinson will provide NFB members with legal advice in all areas of construction and engineering law including dispute resolution, debt recovery, building contracts, insolvency matters, development agreements, professional appointments, partnering contracts, health and safety, environmental and taxation. Hill Dickinson will also provide legal training to NFB members.
Julia Evans, chief executive of the NFB, said: "Hill Dickinson's construction team has an enviable reputation for dealing with all aspects of construction and engineering law and the geographical spread of Hill Dickinson's offices in Liverpool, Manchester and Chester means the firm is a perfect fit for the NFB and our members."
Alan Pugh, partner in the construction team at Hill Dickinson, said: "We look forward to working with the NFB to ensure that its members are kept abreast of new legislation and receive expert information and legal advice. The team here deals with both contentious and non-contentious matters acting on behalf of employers, building design team members, funders, main and sub-contractors and insurers. This comprehensive range of expertise means we can meet all the legal needs of the NFB and its members."