"Well respected for her enthusiasm, collaborative approach and attention to details, Louise is very proactive, very effective and will go the extra mile” - Chambers UK.
Louise has extensive experience in advising public sector bodies, employers, main contractors and consultants on contract interpretation and contract delivery of all forms of construction, engineering and energy contracts and related documentation.
Louise regularly represents clients in all aspects of dispute avoidance and dispute resolution, including Court of Session, Sheriff Court, Expert Determination, Adjudication, Arbitration and Mediation. Louise is a Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist in Construction Law and is dual qualified in both English and Scottish Law.
Louise is the coordinator of the Scottish Region of the Society of Construction Law.
'Louise Shiels has considerable contentious and non-contentious construction experience. One source says: "She is very sensible, knows the area and has a good sense of what the key points are."
Chambers & Partners 2016