Howard Cornes

I have over 20 years of experience, specialising in construction and engineering law. I have a number of reported cases decided in the higher courts that are now the leading authorities on the points of law that were in issue. I undertake both contentious and non-contentious work. In respect of the contentious work, in addition… Read more »

Commercial Risk Assessment for Construction Contracts

At SAS Daniels we offer construction professionals a fixed price, commercial risk assessment package for your construction contracts and warranties; called SAS Construction Protect. Our specialist team provides practical advice which is focused on the commercial business needs of professionals in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. We leave you with the peace of mind… Read more »

Appointments and Warranties

We understand both the perspective of the party that engages a professional for a construction project and the professional that is engaged, because we act for a wide range of employers and professionals. We work with developers and employers on the terms of business needed with design professionals, project managers and other professionals – either… Read more »

Contracts & Related Documents

We work with clients to understand, assess their risk allocation strategy and the particular site and build factors that affect each project. After we make that assessment, we draft and amend where necessary all the standard industry forms of contract to suit your project. It may be relatively straightforward to amend the contract (for example… Read more »

Procurement and Contracts

We advise and provide solutions on procurement, contract strategy, risk allocation and contract drafting and negotiation. We provide suitable contracts to both fit with the commercial approach to the project and protect your interests. Our experience gives us the in-depth know-how to advise at a strategic level and to assess the specific risks with you…. Read more »

Construction and Engineering

Construction Worker

We provide pragmatic advice and solutions to the construction & engineering industries, delivered in a straight-forward way by a specialist Construction & Engineering team. We work with a highly diverse client base from many different sectors within these industries and with many users of the construction & engineering industries. The practical and in-depth understanding that… Read more »