Ron Nobbs


A construction and engineering law expert, Ron is highly rated by his clients and in legal directories. Recognised for giving practical yet innovative legal and strategic advice, Ron is totally committed and absolutely tenacious in pursuing his clients' objectives.

Ron has over 26 years' experience working for UK and international clients on construction and engineering projects around the world. From roads, railways, tunnels, bridges, airports and ports to stadiums, factories, hotels, offices, retail, housing, power stations, process plants, waste facilities, oil rigs and FPSO's, Ron has worked on some of the world's largest projects and used all of the principal forms of contract including JCT, NEC, FIDIC, ICE, IChemE, GC/works as well as numerous bespoke forms.

Ron has acted as legal advisor on projects covering all major forms of procurement including EPC, EPIC, DBFO, PPP and partnering. He also has extensive real time project pre-dispute and dispute management expertise including mediation, adjudication, arbitration (under ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL Rules amongst others) and litigation. Chambers UK records that Ron is "an incredibly experienced litigator" and "very thorough, diligent and great to work with".

Ron also advised the winning contractor in the leading decision of Walter Lilly v DMW Developments and Giles Mackay. Graham Corless, a former Director says "Ron provided innovative legal and strategic advice and worked tirelessly with our team for 3.5 years to achieve the best outcome for us".

Ron also regularly lectures on construction and engineering law issues to UK and international audiences. Ron is recognised by Chambers UK, The Legal 500 and Legal Business as a leading practitioner.