Caroline Pope has over 30 years’ experience in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and ADR processes particularly mediation and expert determination. She spends a considerable amount of time providing clients with project advisory and forensic investigation work to help clients avoid the issues arising during projects developing into full scale formal proceedings.

Caroline acts for clients from all sides of the engineering and construction industry, principally in complex technical engineering disputes. She previously spent two and a half years in the Middle East where she established a solid construction and engineering practice in the region.

She has particular experience in handling disputes for utilities (water and electricity), the nuclear industry, tunnelling and pipelines. Caroline has been involved in disputes on many iconic construction projects including major multiparty commercial property, PFI, retail, shopping centres and large office developments. She understands the importance of careful management of experts in defects and prolongation and additional costs claims, to obtain robust technical advice to inform strategic decisions about case management and settlement. Caroline has assist clients in international arbitration under ICC and DIAC rules.