Overview

Evie Boothman is an associate in the Insurance and Construction & Engineering practices of Mayer Brown’s London office where her primary area of focus is contentious construction disputes and international arbitration. 

Evie's practice includes a broad range of dispute resolution, advising employers, contractors, consultants and insurers in relation to all forms of construction-related disputes concerning defective works, professional negligence and final accounts. Evie has represented clients in international arbitrations, multi-party litigation in the Technology and Construction Court, mediations and adjudications. 

Evie's experience includes disputes involving a wide variety of projects, including process plants, complex manufacturing sites, office facilities and shipping ports. She also has experience dealing with complex insurance coverage issues and regularly advises on professional indemnity issues. 

Evie also has experience of advising leading financial institutions on trade credit policy wordings that form part of wider trade receivables securitisation programmes.

She joined Mayer Brown as a trainee in 2017 and spent six months on secondment to the Transactional Liability underwriting team of a leading Lloyd's insurer. 

Experience

  • Representing a multinational chemical company in an international ICC arbitration against its contractor arising out of the design and construction of a process plant facility in Finland.
  • Representing an international contractor and its insurers in relation to defective works at a complex aerospace manufacturing site in Solihull, UK.  
  • Representing one of the world's leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management companies in an international ICC arbitration with a state-owned petroleum company in relation to the construction of an oil refinery in the Caribbean. 
  • Representing insurers in a policy coverage dispute and arbitration proceedings in relation to losses suffered by an international contractor carrying out works in Toronto, Canada. 
  • Representing an employer in relation to the defective installation of glazing at a substantial office development in Glasgow, Scotland. 
  • Acting for an architect and its insurers in defending claims brought by the contractor arising out of the manner in which colour was applied to the glass on a 50-storey tower block in central London. 
  • Acting for Insurers in a subrogated action against a sub-contractor in connection with a port pavement failure.
  • Advising a leading financial institution on the incorporation of a USD 1.5billion trade credit policy into a cross-border trade receivables securitisation. 
     

Education

University of St Andrews, MA, with honors

Admissions

  • England and Wales