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Nicola Caley wins Best Woman in Construction Law at the 2022 European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards

HKA is delighted to announce that Nicola Caley, Principal based in London has been awarded the 2022 winner of Best Woman in Construction Law at the European Women in Construction and Engineering Awards.

The awards showcase the most exemplary women within construction and engineering across Europe, recognising achievement and creating role models – ultimately making these industries more appealing for women when pursuing their careers.

Participating in the WICE awards was a truly rewarding experience.  It has been a brilliant opportunity to meet so many amazing women working in so many different aspects of the industry.  I really appreciate the nomination and ongoing encouragement and support of the business.

Nicola Caley, Principal. HKA

Nicola has more than 22 years’ experience in construction with more than 11 years focussed on strategic claims management, claims determination, contractual claims preparation and defence and dispute resolution. She is a legal professional with an LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an RICS accredited mediator.  

Nicola has led teams on many complex and technically demanding claims assignments where she regularly advises on claims and commercial matters on major projects within challenging environments. She has a wealth of commercial, contractual and management experience gained from working on complex infrastructure, buildings and oil and gas projects throughout UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Other experience includes retail, housing developments, commercial and mixed-use buildings. 

She is well versed with most current standard forms of contract and has an excellent working knowledge of the NEC, JCT and FIDIC suites of contracts.  She has a particularly strong background in claims, bespoke contracts and the use of interim dispute resolution techniques on distressed projects.   

We also celebrate three more of HKA’s talented consultants who were finalists in their respective categories.

Katerina Hoey – Best Woman Architect
Julia Humpidge – Best Woman Project Manager
Sarah Keyte – Best Woman in Digital Innovation

We are all very proud of Nicola and celebrate her success in winning the Construction Law category at the Women In Construction & Engineering Awards. Nicola rightfully deserves the accolade, along with all the other HKA finalists who were showcased in this years awards.

Toby Hunt – Partner, Head of Europe, HKA

Huge congratulations to our amazing team of talented females.