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Kevin Greene

Partner
+44.(0)20.7360.8188
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001
Mr. Greene is a partner in the construction and infrastructure group in the London office. He has over 30 years' experience in the sector and has worked in contentious as well as non-contentious areas. His experience of contract problems and on contentious matters, acting for different parties, has given him valuable insight into the drafting and procurement processes.

He acts for institutional investors, developers, owners, funders and contractors and has particular experience in negotiating and drafting complex construction, procurement and engineering contracts and on advising on construction aspects of real estate and project financed transactions.

He has advised on and drafted a broad range of contract documents, including the terms of engagement for consultants, contractors and sub-contractors, numerous bespoke forms of warranty, performance bonds and guarantees, framework agreements and amendments to the various industry standard forms. He also advises on development and finance agreements and works closely with real estate and finance colleagues. He is recognised in Chambers as having a "legal knowledge that is second to none, while being extremely approachable and helpful". He routinely advises an impressive client base of investors and employers on a range of non-contentious matters.

Professional Background

Kevin has been a partner with the firm since 1995. For the five years prior to that he was a partner at a West End law firm specializing in property and from 1984 to 1990 he was an associate with a major European law firm.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Society of Construction Law (Member)

  • Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association (Member)

Speaking Engagements

  • Mr. Greene is a regular speaker at externally organised seminars on construction and engineering law, including lectures to junior surveyors at the RICS.

Additional Information

  • Tolley's Construction Health & Safety Law (Co-Author).
  • Contributor to the RICS standard suite of appointments.
  • Advice to London Borough of Barking on their innovative housing model on the Gascoigne Estate to deliver 381 units as part of a housing estate re-development. This included a complex development management agreement with a housing association.
  • Advice to an international pension fund on construction contracts involving negotiations with freeholders and Network Rail on a development in Farringdon. This included tunnel works and discussion on complex asset protection agreements.
  • Advice to a group of owners in connection with the re-development of the St James area in Edinburgh City Centre which will consist of 850,000 sq. ft. of retail space, luxury hotel, aparthotels and services apartments and nearly 200 homes.
  • Advice to institutional investors on their proposed major development in the City of London, including advice on construction contracts for the development of approximately 900,000 sq.ft of office and retail space.
  • Advice in relation to the construction of No. 1 New Oxford Street which is a 100,000 sq. ft office-led re-development of one of midtown's most prominent buildings.