The mistakes that caused the mega-contractor’s demise are common to the outsourcing industry.

Labourers building the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Birmingham got a rude shock when they arrived for their morning shift on 15 January. They were told to go home; they had been laid off. 

Peter Kitson appears in The Economist.

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Peter is a partner in the real estate team, and has specialised in non-contentious construction and procurement law since 2004. He drafts and negotiates development agreements, building and engineering contracts and professional appointments as well as advising on procurement and contract strategy. Peter also provides on-going advice and support in relation to the effective management of existing construction contracts.