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Sandra Cassels


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Sandra is a partner in our litigation division which is one of the largest and most experienced litigation teams in Scotland.

Sandra has over 27 years of experience in resolving commercial disputes in construction and engineering dispute resolution. She advises a full range of construction professionals including employers (private and public) , contractors, consultants and insurers on issues such as payment, final accounts, extensions of time, challenges to certifications and defective building works disputes.

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Sandra has extensive experience of construction and engineering disputes and provides advice in the areas of adjudication, litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert determination.

She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ( FCIArb ) and past Chairman of the Scottish Branch. She is an accredited mediator and appointed adjudicator.

She is ranked in both Chamber UK 2019 and a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 2019.

What our clients and peers say: 

"Sandra promotes the importance of an organised, structured and team approach in achieving success for her clients and is 'well regarded for her expertise in complex disputes"

Chambers UK 2019

Specialises in construction disputes and offers experience acting for a wide range of clients, including contractors, engineering companies and housing associations. She also advises on matters relating to infrastructure projects

Chambers and Partners 2020
Chamber 2020

‘Sandra Cassels cares and wants the best for her clients, she offers good sound advice, whether it’s what we want to hear or not, but it is always with our best interests at heart. She is conscious of the costs of legal fees to her clients and informs us of the costs of actions.‘

Legal 500 2020/21

"She gives us very good, solid advice,"

Chambers and Partners 2021

Recent Content by Sandra Cassels

27 Apr 2021

Why is a Pay Less Notice so important?

The Act places an obligation on the paying party to pay the 'notified sum' by the final date for payment. The 'notified sum' is the sum specified in...
Sandra Cassels
6 Apr 2021

Do I have a right to interim payment?

In our week two blog in this payment series we provided a glossary of commonly used terms in the payment process which we hope will be of use for you...
Sandra Cassels