22 May 2023

Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon is pleased to announce the appointment of Katy Wall as a new director in its Construction and Engineering team.

Katy joins Burges Salmon from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where she was a senior associate in the firm’s Commercial Construction & Engineering team.

Katy specialises in commercial construction and engineering law, providing advice on procurement strategy and negotiation of standard form and bespoke construction and engineering contracts, service and supply agreements and associated development, funding and third party arrangements.

Having worked as an in-house solicitor for Siemens plc, Katy has acted for both contractors and developers on major international infrastructure projects.

Katy comments: “Burges Salmon has a very well-regarded Construction and Engineering team, with both an impressive roster of clients and a wide range of highly experienced lawyers. I’m excited to be joining the team and am very much looking forward to working with our clients on a variety of nationally significant and complex construction projects.”

Steven James, Head of Construction and Engineering at Burges Salmon, adds: “It’s great to be able to announce Katy’s appointment at the firm. Katy is a hugely experienced construction sector lawyer and we’re all excited about adding her expertise to our offering, which will enable us to continue providing our clients with an excellent UK-wide service.”

Burges Salmon has one of the largest construction and engineering teams in the country, with over 35 specialist construction lawyers. The team works with clients at every level of their development and delivery of complex infrastructure including all forms of construction dispute resolution. The team spans the UK, with lawyers qualified in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland and it also advises on international projects including projects in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Katy Wall joined Burges Salmon on Monday 22 May 2023.

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Steven James

Steven James Partner

  • Construction and Engineering 
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Construction Disputes

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