Donald Warnock is a construction and engineering lawyer based in London. He specialises in both contentious and non-contentious matters and advises employers, contractors and funders on construction and engineering aspects of major projects in the UK and overseas.
Donald has wide ranging experience having advised on the upgrade of the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines of the London Underground network (2 years spent as acting General Counsel at Tube Lines).
More recently he has advised on the construction of the new East Heathrow Terminal Building; a mining project in Mozambique and lead the team advising on the construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project in Cadarache France. He is also involved in numerous International Construction arbitrations under LCIA, ICC and ad hoc arbitration provisions.
Donald regularly speaks at conferences on infrastructure projects and has a Masters from Kings College, University of London in Construction Law and Arbitration.
In July, the Court of Appeal upheld last year’s decision at first instance and confirmed that the parties to a construction or engineering contract may allocate the risk of concurrent delay contractually without being in contravention of the doctrine of prevention..
September 03, 2018
Regeneration schemes are part of the continuing cycle of development and renewal of derelict sites, rundown housing and former centres of industry and commerce..
February 18, 2015
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Bank ABC and a syndicate of banks on a £250 million senior Islamic facility for the development of a London property known as Regent’s Crescent, in the largest Shariah-compliant financing in the UK for several years..
November 22, 2018
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Thales on its £760m contract to deliver the modernisation of the signalling and train control systems on four London Underground li.
August 05, 2015