James Morris, Partner at Mayer Brown, joins us in episode 49 of the ‘Changing Construction’ podcast, the podcast designed to help people in Construction address the big challenges they face and discuss the key themes across the industry, breaking down stigmas, bringing awareness to issues and challenges, and hear from those at the forefront of change. In this episode, we discuss how to make joint ventures work successfully.
Episode 49: James Morris - How to make joint ventures work
James Morris, Partner at Mayer Brown, chats with Mail Manager's Joseph Soper about how to make joint ventures work. We cover the reasons for joint ventures, how joint ventures should be structured, what happens before a dispute, dispute resolutions, and the role of accessible information.
"He provides sound advice and has an amazing work ethic." "He is a thorough and pragmatic lawyer." "His advice is immediate yet considered, articulate and sensible, due to his instinctive judgement." – Chambers UK 2021
James Morris is a partner in the Construction & Engineering and International Arbitration practices of the London office of Mayer Brown. His practice includes a wide range of dispute resolution, advising employers, contractors, consultants and insurers in relation to all forms of construction-related disputes and EU public procurement. He regularly advises on complicated technical disputes, including claims concerning defective design and workmanship, programming, delay, disruption and quantum, which arise out of the major forms of construction and engineering contracts. He is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in complex multi-party litigation in the High Court (Technology and Construction Court), mediations, adjudications and arbitrations (both domestic and international).
James has advised on disputes regarding a wide variety of projects, including jetties, defence facilities, waste management facilities, mines, railways, utilities, office facilities, residential towers and hospitals. He has represented clients in a number of different jurisdictions in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. James also has experience in dealing with complex insurance issues and regularly advises insurers on professional indemnity cases.
He is named a 'Next Generation Partner' by Legal 500 and ranked as “Up and Coming” by Chambers 2021.
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