Law firm appoints director to construction and engineering team

Katy Wall

LAW firm Burges Salmon has appointed Katy Wall as a new director in its construction and engineering team.

She joins from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where she was a senior associate in the firm’s commercial construction & engineering team.

Katy specialises in commercial construction and engineering law, providing advice on procurement strategy and negotiation of standard form and bespoke construction and engineering contracts, service and supply agreements and associated development, funding and third party arrangements.

Having worked as an in-house solicitor for Siemens plc, Katy has acted for both contractors and developers on infrastructure projects.

She said, “Burges Salmon has a very well-regarded construction and engineering team, with both an impressive roster of clients and a wide range of highly experienced lawyers.  I’m excited to be joining the team and am very much looking forward to working with our clients on a variety of nationally significant and complex construction projects.”

Steven James, head of construction and engineering at Burges Salmon, added, “It’s great to be able to announce Katy’s appointment at the firm.  Katy is a hugely experienced construction sector lawyer and we’re all excited about adding her expertise to our offering, which will enable us to continue providing our clients with an excellent UK-wide service.”

Burges Salmon has over 35 specialist construction lawyers. The team spans the UK, with lawyers qualified in Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It also advises on international projects.