Helen Daley


Helen Daley

Partner Manchester Real Estate Commercial

Helen joined the firm as a Partner in the Real Estate team (Construction) in March 2020.  She deals predominantly with contentious construction and engineering disputes – acting on behalf of contractors, sub- contractors, suppliers and the professional team in relation to dispute avoidance and dispute resolution.

Helen has a particular interest in adjudication but also acts and advises clients in litigation and other forms of ADR; including mediation, arbitration, expert determination and ENE.

Her key areas of practice include:

  • Adjudication
  • Litigation and ADR
  • Non- payment / failure to service (valid) notices / interest
  • Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act (1996) (as amended)
  • JCT/ NEC/ bespoke construction contracts
  • Payment notices and pay less notices
  • Breach of Contract
  • Suspension notices
  • Repudiatory breach
  • Termination
  • Final account disputes
  • Variations
  • Damages
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance / Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010


  • Society of Construction Law
  • TeCSA


  • BA(Hons) – Law (with History)
  • MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution (with Distinction) / Dissertation: ‘Recovery of Late Payment in the Construction Industry in England and Wales’

Reported cases:

  • Broughton Brickwork Ltd -v- F Parkinson Ltd [2014] EWHC 4525 (TCC)

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