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Tris is a partner in the Construction and Engineering team acting on projects nationally and internationally. He advises employers, consultants and contractors on all aspects of construction and engineering disputes and is very experienced in adjudication, arbitration and litigation. He specialises in defending and pursuing disputes against and for main contractors and sub-contractors as well as architects, engineers and other construction professionals.
He has a wealth of experience in NEC, JCT and FIDIC forms of contract and regularly deals with issues such as defects, design responsibility, delay and associated costs, interim applications, final accounts and fee recovery. An example of recent experience includes successfully pursuing a major national contractor in adjudication for defectively installed roof membranes on a new commercial development following the complete failure of the membrane. His additional work highlights include acting for a major international contractor in a series of adjudications relating to the regeneration of a major overseas port and defending an architect in a significant piece of technology and construction court litigation.
Tris is a committee member of Constructing Excellence South West and also an active member of the Society of Construction Law and the Building forum for Devon and Cornwall. Tris regularly hosts various external seminars and training sessions.
"He is an excellent litigator who can handle complex disputes" reveals one source, while another market insider states: "He understands the industry and the local relationships as well as how to deal with people." Chambers 2019
Tris Tucker is a senior associate who handles significant defects claims and final account disputes for developers and contractors. Clients say: "He is knowledgeable in his field, robust and sensible. He always says it as it is and gives a realistic view." Chambers UK 2018
Tris Tucker is an active senior associate in the department and is regarded by clients as a ‘great communicator’. Legal 500 2017