ProfessionPartner, Mayer Brown
Tom Duncan is a partner in the London office of Mayer Brown's construction & engineering group. He advises clients (including employers, contractors, engineers and suppliers) on all aspects of construction and engineering law, with a particular focus on dispute resolution in the UK and internationally. A significant part of his work involves acting for insurers and professionals in the defence of construction-related professional indemnity claims. Tom also advises insurers on policy coverage under many types of construction policy, including professional indemnity, public liability and CAR policies.
Tom acts on high-value and multi-party disputes both in litigation and arbitration (including international arbitration under the LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL rules). These include those relating to contract terminations, defective works, payment issues and delay, disruption, loss and expense and acceleration costs. He is experienced in the issues arising from many different projects, including oil and gas facilities, sports stadia, railways, roads, water treatment works, office buildings and residential developments.
Tom joined Mayer Brown in 2001 as a trainee, qualified in 2003 and was made partner in 2012.