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Jahanara Hussain Principal Lawyer, Construction and Engineering Law

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Jahanara is a principal lawyer specialising in construction and engineering in our commercial property team at Slater and Gordon in Manchester.

She has experience in both transactional and dispute resolution matters and has been involved in numerous projects around the country.

She advises both private and public sector clients including developers, contractors, consultants, funders, end users – such as operators and education clients - local authorities and private individuals.

During her career Jahanara has worked with Langtree Group Plc in developing its £250 million regeneration project at the former International Garden Festival site in Liverpool.

She has also worked with Manchester City Football Club in its procurement of its 90 acre mixed use development which will be home to the Manchester City Football Academy.

In addition she has worked with Lancashire County Cricket Club in their £12 million development of a hospitality and events venue and the Bank of Scotland Plc as funder of the £410 million development in Salford known as mediacity.


  • Procurement
  • Risk analysis
  • Framework agreements
  • Building and engineering contracts
  • Consultants’ appointments
  • Bonds and parent company guarantees
  • Real Estate agreements
  • Disputes

Career history

  • Since 2014 Slater and Gordon
  • 2013 Walker Morris
  • 2008 – 2012 Halliwells/Gateley
  • 1999 - 2008 Eversheds

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Law Society