Rae has experience of both transactional and disputes work for a variety of private and public sector clients.
Her transactional experience includes reviewing and advising on industry standard and bespoke forms building contracts as well as appointments, warranties and associated security documents. Rae's dispute experience includes assisting with mediations, adjudications (including enforcement proceedings),pre-action matters and trials.
During Rae's training contract she gained experience in commercial litigation working with clients in renewable energy sector, financial services and luxury yacht manufacturers. Rae also did a commercial seat and gained experience of drafting non-disclosure agreements, contracts and data protection issues. In Rae's finance and investment (real estate) seat she assisted on a multi-million pound draw down for a property investment company and drafted leases and covenants. Rae also completed a 9 month secondment to Diageo in London, gaining in-depth understanding of how large multi-national and multi-jurisdiction companies operate and the challenges and opportunities such companies have.
Examples of experience include advising:
For a university client – reviewing and advising on appointments and warranties as part of their agreement for lease of a purpose built medical facilities
For a rail client – reviewing and assessing a multi-million pound claim against it and advising on its merits
For a social housing client – preparing and assisting in a without prejudice meeting to settle the client's claim and counterclaim in relation to delays in construction and unpaid invoices
For a sub-contractor client - drafting and preparing bundles, notices and evidence to lodge for appeal from the Technology and Construction Court
Drafting asset protection agreements for high profile developments within London.