Jonathan Olson-Welsh is a partner in the Construction & Engineering group, with specific focus on procurement and tendering advice and the drafting of construction and engineering contracts. His experience includes drafting and advising on all aspects of national and international construction and engineering contracts using both bespoke and standard forms such as FIDIC, IChemE, NEC and JCT. Jonathan has advised on large international projects including the development of the mining industry in Afghanistan, the expansion of the Panama Canal, petrochemical plants in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, mining projects in Kenya, Turkey, New Mexico and power projects in Kuwait. In the domestic market, Jonathan has advised on numerous office, leisure, retail and residential schemes acting for developers, funders, contractors and consultants. Jonathan provides advice on the application of procurement rules to projects and has advised on a wide variety of procurement and tendering issues. Jonathan is a member of Mayer Brown’s Public Procurement Group.
Jonathan joined Mayer Brown in 2005 after spending 5 years with a leading UK business law firm and was made partner in 2013.