Elizabeth Painter RWK Goodman

Elizabeth Painter

Senior Associate

Construction and Engineering

About Elizabeth Painter

Elizabeth (known as Lizzy) is a Senior Associate in the construction and engineering team. Lizzy advises clients across the entire supply chain to deliver construction and engineering projects, such as employers/developers, funders, contractors/consultants and specialist sub-contractors/consultants. Lizzy is always enthusiastic to hear about upcoming projects, innovative practices and the inspiring individuals who make up the industry.

Lizzy advises her clients across the entire life cycle of a construction and engineering projects. Lizzy provides strategic advice at the outset of a project, relating to procurement issues and risk management (including the benefits of obtaining construction security, such as collateral warranties, bonds and guarantees). Throughout the pre-construction stage, Lizzy prepares and negotiates both industry standard and bespoke forms of contract/appointments etc. Lizzy has particular experience advising on the risks associated with using the JCT and NEC suites of contract. During the construction period and post-delivery of a project, Lizzy advises clients on construction and engineering disputes, and most importantly, how to achieve pragmatic and commercial resolutions.

Lizzy also works cohesively with her property colleagues to deliver development and lease transaction (etc) for mutual clients.

Areas of expertise

  • JCT and NEC
  • Education sector
  • Health Care sector
  • Residential developments
  • Commercial fit outs
  • Civils and infrastructure


Lizzy is the current Chair of the Generation for Change (G4C) South West. The G4C is the professional voice of young people in the UK built environment industry. The G4C’s agenda is to drive change in the industry, through the development and connection of the future leaders. If you’d like to hear more about the G4C, and any upcoming events or podcasts, Lizzy would be delighted to speak with you.

Lizzy is also active in the Bath community as a committee member for both the Constructing Excellence South West Bath Club and the Bath Young Professionals.

“Many thanks for your help on the contract – clear and commercial advice as ever. It was very helpful and focused on where we needed to focus. As ever, it was good working with you Lizzy.”

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