Holmes & Hills Solicitors has announced the recruitment of experienced Construction Law solicitor, Lawrence Pearce, strengthening the firm’s Construction Law offering.
Lawrence is a well known by the existing team at Holmes & Hills having completed his training contract with the firm many years ago. Following completion of his training contract, Lawrence joined the specialist construction team at Birketts, where he spent several years advising and representing regional main contractors and sub-contractors. Lawrence moved from Birketts to join the specialist construction department at international law firm Trowers and Hamlins, based at their London office.
Lawrence returns to Holmes & Hills to further develop the Construction Team at Holmes & Hills alongside fellow Construction Law solicitor and Partner, Sam Bawden.
Commenting on his joining the Construction Team at Holmes & Hills, Lawrence said:
“It was an easy decision to return to Holmes & Hills and join back up with Sam. The construction team is in a brilliant position and continues to demonstrate its strength with a number of high profile new clients. I look forward to working alongside Sam and putting Holmes & Hills at the forefront of construction in East Anglia.”
The Construction Team at Holmes & Hills advises and represents main contractors, sub-contractors and construction industry professionals based and operating across East Anglia, the South East and London. Providing a full range of contentious and non-contentious services to the construction and engineering sector, Holmes & Hills works in partnership with clients to advise them pre-contract, during the course of a project and post-completion of a project.
Commenting on the recruitment of Lawrence, Sam Bawden, Partner, said:
“Lawrence brings with him a wealth of experience in both contentious and non-contentious construction and has already hit the ground running; in his first few weeks Lawrence has assisted partner Sam Bawden to win 3 of 3 Adjudications.”
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Lawrence is among a number of new solicitors and lawyers to join Holmes & Hills in 2020. During a year like no other, Holmes & Hills has re-branded and opened a new, regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub at junction 25 of the A12. The A12 Commercial Hub is home to Holmes & Hills’ commercial departments (including the Construction Team) and the firm’s centralised operational functions. As part of the opening of the A12 Commercial Hub, Holmes & Hills created 15 + positions, including a number of Solicitor, Senior Solicitor and Associate positions. Whilst many have been filled, some positions can still be viewed at www/holmes-hills.co.uk/careers