Antonia Underhill Senior Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Dutch

Qualified: 2015 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

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Antonia Underhill

Antonia is a senior associate in the contentious construction team based in London. Antonia provides clear, concise and pragmatic advice to enable clients to deal effectively and expeditiously with construction-related disputes. Specialising in construction law, she has experience in arbitration, litigation, adjudication and mediation.

Antonia has previously spent six months on secondment working within a client's legal team and understands the importance of risk assessment and providing prompt, commercial advice which meets clients' business needs. She is also completing a part-time Masters course in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King's College London.


  • Acting for a design and build main contractor in connection with an adjudication commenced by its employer on a commercial development.
  • Acting for a contractor in dispute with JV partner on an infrastructure project arbitration.
  • Acting and effecting settlement for a contractor in an insurance policy coverage dispute in connection with a defects claim brought against the client by its employer.
  • Advising a developer in connection with issue of payless notices on a large commercial development.
  • Providing ongoing advice to contract administrator where Contractor for fit-out works had entered administration and where subcontractors threatened removal of goods and non-performance.
  • Advising employer client as to termination options in an Operation and Maintenance contract on a renewable energy project.


Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Career
      July 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK), trainee
    • Education
      Durham University, LLB (Hons)