Russell-Cooke has enhanced its commercial construction and development practice with the hire of non-contentious construction partner Peter Kitson.

Peter joins from Trowers & Hamlins where he was a partner in the London projects and construction team. He drafts and negotiates development agreements, building & engineering contracts and professional appointments as well as advising on procurement and contract strategy for clients and contractors.

Peter has 12 years of broad based construction experience encompassing residential and commercial development, energy and other infrastructure projects, long term strategic arrangements and procurement strategy. Peter has particular experience and expertise in relation to early contractor engagement, sustainable development and EU procurement.

Praised for his ability to engage with and understand complex issues, Peter’s high quality advice inspires trust and loyalty in clients.

Peter Dawson, partner and head of the commercial property group, commented “Peter’s expertise not only enhances our construction capability but his extensive experience and approach adds another level of depth to our personable and respected team.”

For further information, visit our commercial development and construction page.