Carolyn Porter


Senior Associate

"Carolyn Porter's practical, pragmatic approach to construction contract advice has been invaluable; thanks to her, we are able to engage more effectively in contract negotiations."

Legal 500 [UK 2020]

Experience

Carolyn qualified as a Solicitor in September 2010 and joined Birketts in September 2013. She is a Senior Associate in our Construction Team. Carolyn has experience acting for individuals and corporate entities in a wide range of contentious construction matters, including the recovery of interim / final payments and claims for professional negligence, extension of time, loss and expense and defects. Carolyn has advised on numerous adjudications and Carolyn has enforced adjudication decisions in the High Court.

Carolyn also advises on non-contentious construction matters, including advising on the risk allocation in standard form contracts and drafting bespoke terms and conditions.

Carolyn is currently on Maternity Leave.

Carolyn is based in our Chelmsford office.

Other Information

Carolyn is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. In this edition, clients note that "Carolyn Porter's practical, pragmatic approach to construction contract advice has been invaluable; thanks to her, we are able to engage more effectively in contract negotiations".

Carolyn is recommended as an Associate to watch by Chambers [UK 2018]. In previous editions Carolyn is described as “conscientious and diligent”.

Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer