Karen joined BDB in 2015 and heads up the firm’s construction practice. She was admitted as a solicitor in 2001. Prior to joining private practice she qualified as a barrister and enjoyed a varied career including as legal director of the Construction Confederation, where she sat on various JCT committees and in local government.
Karen has worked for developers, funders, institutional investors, contractors and consultants including on major urban regeneration, infrastructure and commercial projects.
Karen Kirkham - 'is very efficient and able to put her case across to third parties very well.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2017
Karen Kirkham - 'Extremely pragmatic and proactive, with substantial practical experience.'
Chambers & Partners UK 2018