Head Office - Telephone: +44 (0)1992 576440       Facsimile: +44 (0)1992 576445

Alway Associates

ALWAY ASSOCIATES was founded in1990 to provide legal, problem resolution and commercial services to our clients engaged in the procurement and production of structures, capital projects, construction, facilities management and allied industries. With offices located across the UK we provide the full complement of services required on all types of projects.

“The Alway Group, of which Alway Associates is a major component, were ranked in the 2009 Building magazine survey of Top Consultants in the construction industry at:

  • 18th in the Top 100 Fastest Growing Construction Consultants;
  • 62nd in the Top 100 Financial Performers in this sector; and
  • 63rd in the Top 100 Surveyors ranked by number of chartered staff”

Consultancy Services

Alway Associates provides problem management and avoidance as well as problem and dispute resolution support to the construction industry. Within these two areas the wide range of services provided includes:

  • contract and legal advice
  • drafting and advising on contracts
  • negotiating and facilitating agreements and problem resolution
  • acting as representatives in arbitration adjudication and mediation
  • claims preparation including time and quantum analysis
  • expert witness work
  • advice on partnering arrangements, teamworking and management procedures.

Alway Associates personnel regularly act in the capacity of partnering adviser, arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator.

Our Objectives

We work with clients on a personal and individual basis so they can be confident that we will provide them with proactive advice and at a very early stage. When our clients contact us, they know who will be dealing with their instructions and that they can rely upon us as part of their management team.

Having secured a reputable client base, we are conscious of the need to provide an excellent service so that clients return to us and the business continues to grow. It is with this in mind that we ensure deadlines are met, problems dealt with expeditiously and calls returned.

Our Reputation

We have built a reputation based upon the provision of high quality advice, representation and consultancy, at reasonable fee levels, in connection with construction and facilities contracts and commercial issues.

Our clients are of all types and sizes and work in all sectors of the industry. Virtually all organisations who use our services return with further instructions

We consider that our ability to combine knowledge of procurement, the construction process, commerce, quantity surveying, law and legal procedures – as well as to communicate clearly and effectively – allows us to give a unique and beneficial service to our clients, with fees structured to suit the task. We seek to avoid or resolve problems rather than perpetuate them.


Latest News 23rd November 2010
Rhead Group today announced the integration with the Alway Silver Group of companies, the specialist consultants and training providers to the UK Construction industry.

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Our consultants continually convert the knowledge they develop by working with our clients into practical breakfast seminars and training courses that will enable you to improve the skill and knowhow of your managers and workforce. This can be beneficial to your business by eliminating the risk of disputes arising and effective management of contracts.

For more information on our FREE breakfast seminars visit www.silver-shemmings.co.uk

Latest Career Opportunities

  1. Dispute Resolution Consultant Solicitors
  2. Senior Consultants (with QS background)


Specialist Solicitors Practice
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Free Help line

Construction Law & Commercial Helpline:
United Kingdom:      0845 838 2759

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Our Clients

Our clients are drawn from all sides of the industry including:

  • Contractors (UK and overseas)
  • Developers
  • Local Authorities
  • Suppliers
  • Subcontractors
  • Public Bodies
  • Private Utilities
  • Private Quanity Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Consulting Engineers
Construction Law Alway Associates
Office Address & Contacts

11 Station Road
Epping, Essex,
CM16 4HA

Telephone: +44 (0)1992 576440
Facsimile:   +44 (0)1992 576445

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Silver Shemmings Solicitors

Silver Shemmings LLP is rare in that it is a contentious and non-contentious law firm seeking to serve, principally the construction industry. Our consultants work very closely with Silver Shemmings solicitors on a wide range of commercial and legal issues in order to provide a first rate support and service to our clients.”

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Construction Study Centre

Alway Associates joined forces with Construction Study Centre to provide training plus professional and eductional development opportunites to the Construction & Property Sectors. Visit their site to see the range of training construction courses currently being run.