Overview
Norris worked as a civil engineer before re-qualifying as a solicitor. Until 2009 he worked as a senior associate in the construction and engineering team providing advice on all aspects of engineering and construction contract documentation. Since 2009 he has been part of the firm's professional support lawyer team with primary responsibility for construction and engineering.

Norris’ role involves ensuring the team’s lawyers receive training and updates on changes in law. He also manages the firm's construction knowledge bank and precedent resources and contributes to client updates and legal publications.

Norris also continues to provide advice to clients on all areas of non-contentious construction law with a particular emphasis on infrastructure including transport and energy projects.
Experience
  • Providing construction law advice and support to the Burges Salmon team advising Transport for Wales on the Wales & Borders refranchise and the South Wales Metro project.
  • Advising a major German engineering company on a number of £multi million contracts relating to a mining project in the UK.
  • Advising a large water utility on the procurement and management of changes to the utility's network assets required by the construction of a major national infrastructure project.
  • Advising a developer on the procurement of construction works and services to deliver a ground breaking tidal stream energy project in the UK.
  • Working with London Underground Limited’s (LUL) in house legal team on the transfer of the delivery of the Metropolitan Line Extension Project from Hertfordshire County Council to LUL.