Alex specialises in non-contentious construction and engineering contract advice, working predominantly for developers, employers, funders and contractors across a range of development projects.
Alex specialises in projects in the Real Estate and Infrastructure sector with particular experience of residential and large mixed use regeneration schemes. Alex advises clients across the full range of residential development sub-sectors including build to sell, build to rent, later living developments and affordable housing. Recent experience also includes commercial development projects, projects in the life sciences and telecoms sectors and energy projects.
Alex advises on the full range of construction and engineering contracts, including industry standard forms (such as JCT, FIDIC, NEC and IChemE), bespoke project and infrastructure agreements, consultancy frameworks and appointments and associated documents such as direct agreements, collateral warranties, bonds and guarantees as well as the construction elements of development agreements, development funding agreements and facility agreements.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
As the Training Principal for Osborne Clarke I help shape our training programme and in doing so work closely with our HR and People Development teams to ensure we offer a first class training experience for our trainees and ensuring they are fully supported during their training contract with Osborne Clarke.
Alexandra Gower provides high quality advice that is focused, clear and most importantly practical. "
Advised leading Bristol developer, Cubex in relation to Grainger’s acquisition of a 231-home forward fund build to rent development in Bristol for c.£63.1m. Read more >
Advised Whitehelm Capital, one of the world’s largest independent infrastructure managers, on its initial £80 million investment into Smart City operator Connexin. Read more >
Advised Vistry Partnerships (formerly Galliford Try Partnerships) on the development agreement for Meridian One, the first phase of the £6bn Meridian Water development. Read more >
Advising Palmer Capital on c.£62M record sale of landmark office in Finzels Reach. Read more >
'Senior living' in the UK : what are the benefits of (and barriers to) development?
The Building Safety Act 2022: what building owners and developers need to know
Build Safe Live Safe | the Building Safety Bill: what will be the impact on property investors?
Build Safe Live Safe – Video Series
Negligence – what does it mean anyway?
Supreme Court judgment underlines difficulties in interpreting 'negligence ' in limitation of liability clauses