Gary has over 20 years' experience acting for a wide range of professionals and advising insurers on coverage issues. He specialises in claims against architects, engineers, M&E engineers, quantity surveyors and other construction professionals and has extensive experience of dealing with claims for and against design and build contractors (including in the pharmaceutical sector), including advising insurers on coverage issues. His experience includes dealing with claims relating to design, delay, procurement, and cost issues in large-scale commercial, residential, and mix-use developments.
Gary has extensive experience of dealing with high value, multi-party litigation in the Business and Property Courts, as well as arbitrations, adjudications, mediation (where he has represented parties in over 150 mediations) and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
“Gary Wicks is a top notch construction/insurance partner. Responsive, diligent and good to work with. Tactically excellent and always sees the big picture legally and commercially. Insurer clients and lay clients get excellent service.” Legal 500 2022
“An excellent lawyer and shrewd strategist” Legal 500 2018
“Absolutely brilliant” and “someone who gets a real grip on a case” Legal 500 2017