National Committee

2016-2018

NAWIC UK & Ireland is governed by a National Committee, nominated by Regional members, who are elected at the Annual General Meeting every two years. The National Committee members, led by the Chair, are able to serve two-year long terms before standing down and joining our NAWIC Ambassadors Group.

The National Committee defines the long and short term strategies for the association while overseeing the proceedings of the individual regions. Supported by the network of regional committees, the National Committee balances the needs of the individual regions with the wider NAWIC objectives.

 


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Theresa Mohammed, Chair

(London and South East Region)

Theresa is a Partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Team, specialising in contentious construction, which she joined in June 2010 from a boutique construction law practice. Theresa was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 2005 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2007.

Theresa has extensive experience of acting for Employers and Main Contractors, making High Court applications and the Enforcement of Adjudicators' decisions in the Technology and Construction Court. She is familiar with both standard and bespoke forms of construction contracts. Theresa also has experience of running High Court trials, instructing experts on technical engineering matters, resolving construction disputes through mediation and drafting settlement agreements, claims, defences and adjudication submissions.

Theresa is a regular speaker and author on construction law matters and is part of the panel of judges for the Construction News Specialist Awards 2017.

Follow Theresa on Twitter: @TheresaNAWIC