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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics
The focus of Laura’s doctoral thesis is on neighbourly matters in relation to land and construction projects and who can be affected by these.


Laura is a qualified solicitor working in the City with a focus on both contentious and non-contentious international and domestic construction law. 
Laura has been awarded high commendation and commendation in 2012 and 2017 by the Society of Construction Law (Australia) for her essays on the topics of the Bribery Act 2010 and dispute adjudication agreements in connection with FIDIC contracts.


Key publications: 

Construction law essay summarising the Bribery Act 2010, which was awarded the Brooking Prize High Commendation in May 2012, Construction Law Journal, 8th Ed., 2018

Case note on Adam Architecture Ltd v. Halsbury Homes Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1735, Construction Law, September 2018
Guest editor, “Rise in Corruption and Bribery Prosecutions,” Construction Law, February 2018

Co-author, “Reconsidering Payment and Adjudication: Consultation on the 2011 Changes to Part 2 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Construction Act”),” Beale & Co, London, November 2017

“Is a DAB Member Appointment Enforceable if One / Both Parties Do(es) Not Sign a Dispute Adjudication Agreement in Connection with FIDIC Contracts?” published in September 2017 on the SCL (Australia) website in the members’ section.

“Five years on – what impact has the Bribery Act had on construction?”, Construction Manager Magazine (for members of the CIOB), June 2016.

Contribution acknowledged in the article “Interim Enforcement of DAB Decisions in International Arbitration, Part I”, by partner Mark Tiggeman and Giovanni di Folco, DBF – Issue No. 97, 11 July 2015.

“Bribery Act 2010: What Does it Mean for the Construction Industry?“, Construction Law International from the IBA International Construction Projects Committee (Vol 7, Issue 2, ISSN 1819-1371, June 2012, pp. 25-32).

Contribution acknowledged in the article “The Modernization of Japan’s International Arbitration Infrastructure” by partner Mark Goodrich and Joeal Greer. International Arbitration Report (Mealey's), Vol. 25, #12, December 2010.

 Laura  Lintott