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Portrait of Jackson Tree

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Jackson is an associate in the construction and infrastructure team specialising in the procurement and delivery of commercial, retail, care homes, mixed-use and major construction and infrastructure projects. An Australian qualified lawyer, he has over 10 years of experience in the construction industry.

He was previously part of a large in-house projects team where he developed a deep understanding of client needs. It is these skills which translate to a pragmatic commercial focus on client requirements which is not simply limited to a pure legal analysis of the project risks and deliverables.

Jackson works closely with the firm's real estate, social housing and property finance teams in providing non-contentious construction advice to developers, funders and property investors. He joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in March 2020.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising prospective funders on the refinancing of eight wind-farm projects in Scotland including due diligence and reporting on potential risks associated with the purchase.
  • Acting for a wind farm developer on the drafting of a civil works and turbine supply agreement for use across multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe.
  • Advising the environmental services team of a leading facilities management provider on bids for a series of waste management and street cleaning contracts in London and Kent.
  • Advising a client on drafting and negotiating its bid agreement for the Manchester electric vehicle upgrade project.
  • Acting for a major contractor on the development of an energy from waste project proposed at Milton Recycling Centre in Cambridge.

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.

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