Carolyn Porter

Senior Associate

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Brierly Place, New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0AP

“She has impressed us a great deal,” notes one source, continuing: “Her attention to detail, knowledge of construction law, commercial acumen, confidence and ability to work to very tight deadlines have protected us."

Chambers [UK 2017]


Carolyn joined Birketts in September 2013 and is a Senior Associate in our Construction Team. She 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 based in our Chelmsford office.

Other Information

“Conscientious and diligent” Carolyn is recommended as an ‘associate to watch’ by Chambers [UK 2017].

Carolyn is also recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2017].