Suryen Nullatamby

Associate Solicitor

Office Address

105A High Street,
Rayleigh,
Essex,
SS6 7QA

Fax: 01268 988489
DX: DX50608 RAYLEIGH

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Construction and Engineering Law
  • Adjudication and ADR
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Suryen is an expert practitioner who represents clients in a range of construction and engineering projects of varying size and complexity and dispute resolution, adjudication and arbitration.

He acts for main contractors, sub-contractors, employers, construction professionals, public bodies and developers on both contentious and non-contentious matters and acts under both common law and civil codes.

Suryen is experienced in a range of non-contentious matters advising clients at project initiation and during the construction phase in terms of procurement and risks allocation and has advised on bespoke construction contracts for specialist contractors and sub-contractors,  associated agreements as well as professional appointments.

His notable engagements in construction adjudication, arbitration and litigation include:

  • acting as party presentative (for contractors, sub-contractors and employers) in a number of interim payments and final account disputes under both bespoke and the JCT standard forms of contract;
  • acting for a contractor claiming under the NEC3 Engineering Contract and dealing issues of suspension, mobilisation, overheads and assessment of compensation events;
  • acting for an employer in a final account dispute on a super-prime residential project including issues of delay and liquidated damages;
  • acting for a large contractor in a high value final account claim including issues of variations, omission, defects, condition precedents and instructions;
  • advised and acted for a contractor defending a delay and defects claim;
  • acting for a contractor on a major hotel project on both interim and final accounts disputes and including obtaining a freezing injunction against the employer;
  • acting for contractors and sub-contractors on new-build projects on matters involving design and defects, incorrect setting out and DPC issues;
  • assisted in a delay, damages and wrongful termination claim under FIDIC for a contractor against a sovereign state;
  • advising an employer on notice of dissatisfaction, limitation and the validity and enforceability of DAB decisions and awards;
  • advising a contractor on the impact of notice provisions for time and money claims under the FIDIC Contract, the impact of time-bar and the prevention principle;
  • advising a contractor on arbitration proceedings under FIDIC, counterclaims and the differing standards applied by a tribunal a national court, and
  • acted as party presentative for clients in a number of

COURT AND ADMISSIONS

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (2013)
  • Higher Court Rights of Audience (Civil Proceedings) (2013)
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2013)
  • Called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn (2004)
  • Called to the Bar by the Mauritius Supreme Court (2005)

EDUCATION

  • MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King’s College London
  • Bar Vocational Course, The City Law School, City University
  • LLB (Honours), University of East London

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