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Jon Baker

Senior Associate
About

Jon is a construction lawyer with experience across the industry in real estate, transport and energy sector matters. He advises on a number of forms of construction contract, including NEC, JCT and FIDIC. Jon previously worked in-house for Transport for London and was seconded to an offshore wind developer in early 2021.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

EXPERIENCE

  • Secondment to a renewable energy company advising on all aspects of procurement and contracting for operational and new build offshore wind farms. *
  • Advising the Employer in negotiations of wind turbine supply agreements based on FIDIC YB 1999. *
  • Advising an Employer in relation to a strategic agreement for the design and construction of a wind farm, including arrangements for reservation of capacity and design development. *
  • Advising on an agreement for the relocation of a school and the associated JCT Intermediate form of contract for modification of an existing building and construction of new buildings.
  • Advising an employer on constructions aspects of a major tunnelling project procurement, including drafting of contract terms based on NEC4 ECC and advice on legal aspects of specification.
  • Advising on a variation to an existing contract based on NEC3 ECC for fire management system works at a substation.
  • * Denotes experience from previous firm.

Languages
  • French
Education
  • College of Law, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with distinction, 2010
  • University of Nottingham, BA Law, 2007

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