Head of Construction Team at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP.
Victoria Peckett is Head of Construction Team at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP.
She has 18 years' experience advising clients on all aspects of construction. She advises a wide variety of employer clients and contractors on the drafting and negotiation of contracts for a broad range of projects both international and domestic. She has extensive experience of all the major forms of standard contract (e.g. FIDIC, NEC and JCT) and on preparing bespoke forms of contract when appropriate. She also has extensive experience of assisting clients with the resolution of disputes (both before and after the commencement of proceedings), including through adjudication, arbitration and mediation. She chairs the drafting committee for the JCT, is a member of the British Council of Offices Environmental Sustainability Working Group and of the City of London Law Society's Construction Law Committee, is on the Consultant Editorial Board for Lexis PSL Construction, and lectures as part of the King's College London MSc in Construction.
Victoria is regularly recommended in directories such as Chambers and Legal 500, with client comments such as: "she is fantastic at rendering legal concepts into business strategies" and "she is highly approachable and technically outstanding".
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