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Jan RzedzianAssociate Solicitor

Jan is an Associate Solicitor in our construction and engineering team with 10 years of litigation experience. Jan deals with a wide range of matters in the built environment including projects and disputes in the North East, across the UK and Ireland but also as far afield as Norway, Kazakhstan, the European Union, Canada and the United States of America.

Jan’s experience includes acting in relation to wind farms, waste to power operations, solar thermal installations, mechanical and electrical works, flood protection schemes and drainage, care homes, supermarket developments, international hotel chains, railway infrastructure, and oil and gas projects.

He advises upon the drafting and negotiation of construction and engineering contracts, development agreements, collateral warranties, professional appointments, novation agreements and other contractual documentation.

When a dispute arises on a project, Jan can advise in matters of all values from small claims to the Technology and Construction Court, adjudication, arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Having completed a Masters in Law on the European regulations applying to energy efficiency technology in 2008, Jan has a long-standing interest in the law surrounding sustainability and efficiency to include renewables and other green technology. Jan has accordingly utilised this expertise to advise clients in relation to a number of commercial projects incorporating renewable energy sources and is well-placed to assist clients who are seeking to reduce their carbon ‘footprint’.

He has co-written two papers that have featured in the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation and has spoken at both Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors and Federation of Master Builders events.

Jan is recommended in Chambers & Partners & Legal 500, independently researched guides to the legal profession.

Jan is also a member of the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association and the Society of Construction Law.

  • NLA - Rising Star Finalist


  • ""Jan Rzedzian provides very efficient, prompt, articulate and specific advice as part of his contentious construction law practice.""

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "‘caring, approachable and understanding’ Associate, Jan Rzedzian, attracts praise for his ‘depth of knowledge’ and ‘good advice’."

    - The Legal 500

  • "I have felt in very safe hands whilst you have represented me. If I need further assistance you are my first call."

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian

  • "I would like to extend our gratitude to the work you have put into this matter. We couldn't have asked for more"

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian

  • "I would like to thank you for the solid professionalism you have shown throughout the whole process. I was most impressed with your attention to detail to steer us through this unfortunate episode. I will certainly be giving you a call if we come across any problems in the future."

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian

  • "Thank you - I won’t hesitate to seek Jan's expertise and direction on any future disputes."

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian

  • "I can't thank Jan enough for all of his hard work and the fantastic outcome of my professional negligence case. From start to finish he was amazing."

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian

  • "It has been a pleasure dealing with you. Thanks again for all your help. If another problem arises, we will know exactly where to go."

    - Client of Jan Rzedzian