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Portrait of James  Mapley
Areas of expertise: Construction and infrastructure


James is an associate in the construction and infrastructure team in London, specialising in construction disputes.

He has been heavily involved in the government funded cladding remediation schemes, acting on behalf of asset managers and managing agents to implement the necessary contractual framework with contractors and consultants. On the contentious side, James has experience of various forms of dispute resolution. including several adjudications and other pre-action disputes.

James qualified in September 2020, before joining Penningtons Manches Cooper in March 2022. He is a published author in the Construction Index and Architecture Magazine.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising an educational establishment during their adjudication against a Top 10 UK contractor for historical defective works.
  • Advising management companies on their contractual structures for the government cladding remediation schemes.

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