Technical Interview

Interview: HKA talks to… James Pickavance, Partner at Jones Day

11th June 2020


HKA’s Chris Paterson and Charles Wilsoncroft speak to James about the issues his clients are typically dealing with in the current climate, how he has seen different jurisdictions react to the Covid-19 pandemic, his experience and observations of conducting hearings via video link and what he anticipates will be the key issues once we move beyond lockdown.

Recorded: 2 June 2020

James Pickavance, Partner, Jones Day

James Pickavance handles complex construction and engineering matters. He is listed as a leading individual in the Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories, where he is described as “an extremely capable and diligent lawyer,” “extremely proactive,” and “exceptionally gifted and talented.”

James represents contractors, owners, developers, and consultants in public and private projects, particularly in the energy, power, major infrastructure, and commercial development sectors. As well as acting in a project advisory and dispute avoidance capacity, he has experience in all major forms of dispute resolution, including contractual and statutory adjudication, domestic and international arbitration, expert determination, mediation, and High Court and Appellate Court litigation. He has experience in more than 20 jurisdictions.

Charles Wilsoncroft, Partner, HKA

Charles is a chartered civil engineer with over 19 years’ experience in the construction industry.  Charles has experience dealing with all manner of civil engineering and construction projects, including offshore and onshore infrastructure, energy and construction schemes.  He has extensive knowledge of contract dispute procedures, including negotiated settlements, mediation, conciliation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation, both in the UK and overseas and is actively involved in providing advisory services to apply lessons learned to the wider industry.  He has practical knowledge of numerous standard construction contract forms including FIDIC, NEC, ICE, LOGIC and BIMCO.

Chris Paterson, Director, HKA

Chris is a chartered marketer and a senior business development professional with over 15 years’ experience developing new business and managing client relationships within professional, legal and financial services.  Having spent many years in chambers, Chris has extensive relationships with senior private practice lawyers, in-house counsel and barristers, along with experience of a variety of legal markets.

we’re tracking government announcements in different states or jurisdictions that we consider to be of importance to our clients so that we are able to give a quick answer…”
James Pickavance, Partner, Jones Day

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