Sudhin Chatterji Bio

 Roles and accomplishments

Sudhin Chatterji has over 20 years’ experience in the construction and development industry. This is as a lawyer acting for major banks, pension funds and institutions on a variety of development and regeneration projects throughout the UK.

As a director for 3 years of a medium sized developer specialising in affordable and social housing in the south east and in particular in metropolitan areas. As a board member and director of two housing associations for over 11 years delivering several hundred new units of affordable and market rent housing per year. In addition, to developing new housing also having responsibility for managing several thousand units of mixed tenure housing across the south east.

Sudhin has also been an advisor to several local authorities and housing associations, to how best utilise their strategic assets to secure the future of their community assets long term and to also provide more housing.

Accomplished client focused professional with extensive experience in managing and building client relationships;– Comprehensive experience of construction and engineering procurement and dispute resolution; – Experienced construction professional with proven track record in assembling and managing professional team and contractors; -  Proven scheduling, guidance and negotiation skills; – Outstanding organisational focus; – Strong communication, presentation and documentation skills; – Recognised as a creative and effective problem solver and mediator.

 Experience

  • Running projects from planning through to completion
  • Negotiation of construction contracts, leases, professional team appointments, warranties and bonds
  • Putting together professional team on major and minor projects
  • Negotiation of senior debt and mezzanine finance in development projects
  • Free schools and the Academy systems
  • Acting on behalf of UK banks for major development and investment projects
  • Gave procurement and contract advice for major construction and civil engineering projects, both in the UK and internationally
  • Provided an integrated service covering all aspects of the development and construction process from inception to completion for building owners, institutions, project owners, government departments, contractors, architects, engineers and other construction professionals
  • Advised on procurement strategy and contract structures as well as handling the negotiation and drafting on construction contracts, professional appointments, development/funding agreements and related documentation
  • Thorough knowledge of most forms of construction documentation including JCT, EEC and FIDIC
  • Knowledge of numerous procurement routes
  • Knowledge of property, banking, construction and contract law
  • PFI
  • Social housing