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Peter Mansfield

Peter Mansfield has over two decades' experience helping clients navigate through some of the most complicated disputes.

Peter specialises in claims against construction professionals, solicitors and surveyors. He also regularly advises on policy coverage issues, particularly those that arise from design & construct policies.

Recent cases include an £11m adjudication involving a solar farm, claims against a D&C contractor and an engineer for undermining neighbouring properties on two different sites, a claim against an architect because a property was not constructed in accordance with the planning permission and a series of claims involving the failure to discover asbestos or contaminated land.

Peter was co-author of the Professional Negligence Pre-Action Protocol and wrote the chapter on claims notification in the textbook "Insurance Broking Practice and the Law".

He is an accomplished public speaker.

Directory quotes

"Recommended" - The Legal 500 UK, 2016 Edition

"Peter Mansfield has expertise in disputes involving high-profile buildings" - The Legal 500 UK, 2015 edition

"Recommended" - The Legal 500, 2014 edition

"Noted for his ‘commercial solutions, which promote ongoing client relationships' - The Legal 500, 2014 edition


Society of Construction Lawyers

Relevant work

Advising engineers, architects, QSs and project managers in relation to all types of construction negligence claims

Advising solicitors in relation to professional negligence claims and disciplinary issues, including SDT proceedings

Frequently providing policy coverage advice on aggregation, fraud, scope of notification, year of cover and other issues