Ann is a specialist in Construction Law accredited by the Law Society of Scotland.
She provides specialised advice to private, public, commercial and industrial sector clients in contract negotiation, contentious claims and insurance dispute resolution.
Ann has both contentious and non-contentious construction skills and vast experience in dealing with claims for engineers and building consultants. Her practice includes proceedings in the courts, arbitration and adjudication. Clients describe her as "very thorough and knowledgeable." (Chambers UK)
Ann is actively involved with BTO’s insurance, professional liability, house building, social housing, insolvency and corporate recovery and renewable energy teams.
Ann also has a comprehensive knowledge of construction industry contracts and appointments. She sits on the SBCC Committee and the Drafting Sub Committee and has performed the prestigious role of drafting the SBCC 2005 suite of contracts, through the 2009 and 2011 Revisions. She has ongoing responsibilities for 2012 and 2013 revisals. She has also advised the ACE on their appointment documents.
Ann advises and lectures regularly on JCT, SBCC and NEC contracts.
Ann is a Member of the Society of Construction Law and lectures frequently to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.