Sam O’Callaghan is a Solicitor in the Construction, Energy & Projects team, with particular expertise in complex contentious construction matters.
Sam was called to the Bar in 2014 before joining a construction law consultancy specialising in out of court dispute resolution (both nationally and internationally). He joined Capital Law in May 2017.
Sam has expertise in all forms of dispute resolution relevant to large construction / commercial disputes – and in particular – construction adjudication.
He has assisted clients throughout the supply chain, covering both public and private sector clients. Recent experience includes successfully representing a local authority client in defending a £5million adjudication.
While he focuses on dealing with contentious matters, Sam applies the experience gained from the contentious work to provide insightful analysis with non-contentious matters and assist in avoiding common problems that cause disputes.
Sam’s had articles and comments published in publications such as The Guardian and has appeared on BBC Radio Wales to address the ramifications of Carillion.
“Sam O’Callaghan is also praised for his ‘good working knowledge of the construction industry‘ and is particularly accomplished at handling adjudication work”
The Legal 500 | 2019