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MJD Solicitors

Contracts and Procurement for Construction Contracts (Essex)

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MJD Solicitors specialises in contract and procurement for construction in Essex, working on projects throughout the region. Our solicitors are highly experienced in all aspects of construction law, providing expert guidance and support to clients at every stage of their projects. From drafting and negotiating contracts to ensuring compliance with regulations and resolving disputes, our team is dedicated to ensuring the smooth and successful execution of construction projects for our clients in Essex.

Experienced contracts and procurement solicitors

Working with a solicitor who has a deep understanding of the complexities of construction law is crucial when navigating the processes of procurement and contracting. Our solicitors are highly experienced in all aspects of contract negotiation, procurement strategy, and regulatory compliance, ensuring your project is managed effectively from start to finish. We provide customised solutions when assisting with construction procurement and contracting in Essex, tailoring our approach to meet the unique requirements of each client and project.

Matthew Dillon, the principal of MJD, brings a wealth of expertise in procurement and construction contracts in Essex, ensuring clients receive the highest level of legal representation and strategic guidance for their projects. Matthew has drafted and negotiated contracts for many employers, contractors, subcontractors, and consultants within the construction industry, demonstrating a proven track record of success.

Construction contracts expertise

MJD Solicitors can assist with various aspects of construction contracts, leveraging our extensive expertise and in-depth knowledge to ensure your project progresses smoothly and efficiently. Our contracts and procurement solicitor in Essex can advise on the following construction-related matters:

  • Amendments to standard form JCT Main Contracts
  • Bespoke Main Contract Amendments
  • Back-to-Back Sub-Contracts
  • Bespoke and Standard Sub-Contracts
  • Collateral Warranties
  • Professional Design Appointments
  • Pre-Construction Services Agreements
  • Third Party Rights
  • Agreements for Lease
  • Personal and Parent Company Guarantees
  • Novation and Assignments
  • Letters of Intent
  • Facility Management Contracts


Construction-related legal matters can be complex, ensuring they require a thorough understanding of industry regulations. At MJD Solicitors, we’re equipped to provide comprehensive guidance and support across a wide range of construction contracts. From standard form JCT Main Contracts to bespoke amendments and sub-contracts, we ensure that your legal needs are addressed effectively, allowing your project to proceed smoothly. When you choose MJD Solicitors, you can rest assured that your construction contract is in capable hands, ensuring a successful outcome.

Proactive risk management in construction contracts

Construction contracts can be full of risk, which is why it’s important to work with experienced legal professionals who specialise in proactive risk management. At MJD Solicitors, we can identify potential issues and take steps to address them before they escalate, helping to protect your interests and ensure the success of your project.

Don’t make the mistake of waiting until a dispute occurs to scrutinise the details of your construction contract; let us provide you with peace of mind from the very start. Accepting contract amendments or bespoke agreements without thorough evaluation can lead to unforeseen complications and costly disputes down the line.

If you’re seeking expert advice on procurement and construction contracts in Essex, get in touch today. Phone us on 01277 280 761 and discuss your requirements with an experienced solicitor.

MJD Solicitors | Matthew Dillon

Matthew Dillon

Contract Work Highlights

  • Negotiating and drafting on over 100 JCT 2016 Main Contracts where the employers were represented by leading London law and property professionals.
  • Advised Main Contractor on JCT DB 2016 and associated documents in relation to new warehouse facility. Complex negotiations involved solicitors representing Employer, Freeholder and Funder.
  • Advised Main Contractor on JCT DB 2016 in relation to new office facility in the city. Protracted negotiations caused by extremely onerous set of amendments and the Employer having agreed to unrealistic terms in Agreement for Lease.   
  • Advised Main Contractor on various warehouse refurbishment projects where contract was to be JCT DB 2016.
  • Advised Main Contractors on flow down of JCT Contract to subcontractors and professional team on hotel complex development.
  • Prepared bespoke terms of trading for Main Contractors to ensure adequate risk management.
  • Advising on property documentation to include leases and licences.