Cesare McArdle

Areas of Responsibility:

Cesare qualified as a solicitor into the Corporate and Commercial team at Herrington Carmichael in early 2015. He advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial legal matters, including company sales and purchases, large scale international agreements, business terms and conditions and other bespoke contracts.

Cesare also advises on all aspects of construction law including strategic procurement advice, all standard forms of building contracts, bespoke building and development contracts, sub-contracts collateral warranties and professional appointments. Cesare regularly advises property developers, employers on building contracts and banks on a variety of different construction related matters. 

Experience / Recent Projects:

  • Advising a leading property developer on a building and development contract for three plots worth in excess of £1,000,000
  • Advising a local property developer on the building contract with its contractor for the building, development and eventual sale of a single plot worth in the region of £13,000,000
  • Advising a leading bank on the construction aspects (including main building contracts and collateral warranties) of its lend in respect of the development of a single plot worth in the region of £16,000,000
  • Advising a leading property developer in relation to the professional appointments and associated collateral warranties on a site worth in excess of £20 million
  • Advising a leading global AV solutions company in relation to various JCT agreements as well as drafting and advising on a schedule of amendments to the JCT Design and Build contract
  • Advising a European product provider in relation to their terms and conditions
  • Drafting and advising a software development company in relation to their main service provision agreement
  • Advising a leading product developer in relation to the EU legislation in respect of EU sanctions and trading embargoes
  • Assisting the lead fee earner in advising a leading product developer on a pan European agreement in the electronics industry
  • Assisting the lead fee earner in advising a leading product solutions provider in relation to numerous nationwide high value services agreements including one with a national supermarket chain
  • Assisting the lead fee earner in advising a leading property developer on a company acquisition involving consideration in excess of £15 million.


Client Quotes

“We first approached Herrington Carmichael following a strong recommendation, with a view to renewing the legal documentation across our business. Mark and Matthew in the Corporate & Commercial Department have been invaluable – they’re knowledgeable, personable and always deliver projects on time and within budget. They’ve become a seamless extension to our business and feel part of the team.”
Gareth Woodhams, Managing Director of Woodhams Group

Interests and Hobbies

Cesare is keen on many sports having played both field hockey and ice hockey in the past. Cesare also enjoys tennis and has recently turned his attention to golf. He is also an avid Reading FC fan and can often be found at the Madejski stadium.

Cesare is also a keen runner having completed several half marathons and hopes to make the jump to a full marathon soon.