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Peter Massey, Partner at Penningtons Manches


Peter is a partner in the construction and infrastructure team leading on housing, development, construction and operational matters. Coming from an engineering background and having worked in house at AMEC plc, Peter has extensive experience of acting for both the public and private sector and clients praise him for his practical approach.

His practice covers all aspects of contentious and non-contentious construction including development, joint ventures, building and FM contracts, procurement, ICT contracts, consultants' appointments, partnering agreements, bonds, PGCs and collateral warranties. He also advises on distressed schemes, dispute resolution, tactics and adjudication.

Peter has particular expertise in the accommodation sectors including residential development, student accommodation, hotels and housing schemes. He has acted for leading investors, developers, contractors and numerous housing associations. He also has significant projects experience and has acted on some of the highest profile PFI/PPP schemes and he continues to work on health, leisure, education and housing projects in the UK.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting on major developments for several G15 housing associations.
  • Advising on several development management and planning enhancement deals.
  • Acting for several leading entities in the private rented sector market on the latest models in the market and funding options.
  • Advising a key contractor in connection with the Olympic Village build re recovery of over £24m.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP