New member of construction team at Buckles Solicitors


Charles Jakeman has joined the Nottingham office of Buckles Solicitors LLP as a senior associate in the firm’s construction team.

He specialises in construction and engineering projects, commercial development schemes and advises on procurement strategies. Charles acts for employers in both the public and private sectors, and joint ventures, funders, contractors, consultants and sub-contractors. His work includes advising on, and negotiating, standard forms of building and engineering contracts, bespoke construction contracts, consultants' appointments and sub-contracts. This extends to construction security documents, namely collateral warranties/third party rights, bonds and guarantees.

Since 2004 when he qualified, Charles has advised clients on a regional, national and international basis across a broad range of sectors, including education, commercial, office, residential, health, leisure, housing, regeneration, retail, infrastructure and energy from waste.

Charles also advises clients on partnering agreements between the public and private sector on PFI and PPP projects, including framework agreements, ancillary contracts and interface agreements with supply chains.

“I am delighted to have joined the construction team at Buckles,” said Charles. “Buckles is a great firm that is growing and I look forward to playing my part in helping to build the construction team.”