Nancy LambConstruction, Collaborative Contracting & Dispute Resolution

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Nancy Lamb is a leading expert in data centre construction contracts and dispute resolution. Nancy is known for her straight-talking, no-nonsense approach. Nancy started her career as a construction solicitor at international law firms Pinsent Masons LLP and Hill Dickinson LLP, in the UK and the Middle East before immersing herself into the data centre sector working for both contractors and clients. Nancy also works in the pharmaceutical and residential and commercial property sectors. Nancy is the lead consultant on the Conexus Law collaborative contracting service.

Career Highlights

  • Senior project manager for a data centre developer and operator to deliver a state of the art 32MW data centre in London
  • Mission critical design and construction agreements for various facilities across the UK, including transforming an old engine room at a sewage plant into a data centre
  • Early resolution of a data centre delay dispute in relation to a 20MW facility
  • Developing a suite of FIDIC based collaborative (short and long form design & build) contracts for international data centre operator for use as their template construction contract for new data centre developments in EMEA; initially being used in Italy on a 48 MW data centre.
  • Drafting and negotiating a JCT D&B contract for a new entrant to the UK data centre operator market to build data centres in existing buildings to support transport communications.
  • Drafting and negotiating professional appointments and construction contract for a new build sub-station and data centre in the Nordics.
  • Drafting and negotiating FIDIC Red Book construction contract for an international data centre operator for new data centre facilities in Spain (6.3MW) and South Africa (12 MW).
  • Assisting solicitor on a £10m professional negligence claim in the High Court acting for the developer.
  • Providing in house support to an international organisation starting, growing and leading their UK contracts team