Friday, 3rd February 2023

International construction law specialists Beale & Co have welcomed Partner Peter Kitson and Associate Ben Couldrey to the Firm’s Contracts and Projects Advisory Team. Peter was previously a partner with Russell Cooke and Ben a solicitor at Irwin Mitchell.

Peter has specialised in transactional contracts and projects advisory law for almost 20 years, acting for contractors and consultants, as well as developers, investors and funders on a wide range of projects in the UK and internationally.

Ben, having first pursued a career as a barrister, has worked on construction and engineering matters since qualification and gained invaluable experience whilst seconded to one of the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business.

The Firm’s Contracts and Projects Advisory Team has seen rapid expansion over the last few years, and has advised on some of the biggest construction and infrastructure projects across the globe. With 20 lawyers working across its offices in the UK, Ireland and Dubai, it is now one of the largest front end construction teams in the legal sector.

Will Buckby, Partner and Head of the Contracts and Projects Advisory Team said, “I am delighted to welcome Peter and Ben to the team. Their legal expertise and industry knowledge is first-rate and we are thrilled to have lawyers of their reputation join us. They further strengthen our team of experienced lawyers and will be a huge asset to us and our clients.”

Peter Kitson said, “I am really delighted to have joined Beale & Co and am looking forward to working with this industry renowned team and contributing towards the Firm’s excellent reputation and expertise in the construction sector.”

Ben Couldrey said, “I’m very much looking forward to being part of Beale & Co’s offering in the construction and infrastructure sector and to working with this fantastic team.”

For further information please contact Katie Garrett, Head of Business Development on +44 (0) 20 7469 0470.