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Shy Jackson
Shy Jackson

Shy Jackson

  • Teaching fellows
  • Visiting

Visiting Fellow

Research subject areas

  • Law

Contact details


Shy Jackson is a Visiting Fellow and Lecturer at the postgraduate Construction Law course at King’s College London, and is also a graduate of the MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution.

He is a partner at the international law firm of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, specialising in construction and engineering projects and acting in disputes in the UK and internationally. His experience covers litigation, arbitration, adjudication and ADR and he has advised on all main forms of contract, including NEC, JCT and FIDIC.

Shy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He is also an elected council member of the UK Society of Construction Law and a member of the NEC Contract Board.

As well as teaching at King's, Shy teaches on the postgraduate Construction Law course at the University of Stuttgart.

Research interests

  • Construction law
  • Dispute resolution

Selected publications 

  • “Good Faith and relational contracting – do enterprise contracts offer a way through the woods?” jointly with Professor David Mosey, SCL paper D223, published March 2020
  • “Collaborative Dispute Resolution” Construction Arbitration and ADR - Theory and Practice around the World (Renato Nazzini (ed), 2021)
  • “Good Faith under English Law: Evolution or revolution?” Revista Derecho & Sociedad, N° 55 / pp 33-51. Published 2020
  • “What do the words mean: Different approaches to the interpretation of contracts” (jointly with Wolfgang Breyer, Julio Bueno and Brian Gaudet), [2019] ICLR 172
  • "Of Chocolate Mousse and Good Faith."Construction Law, Costs and Contemporary Developments: Drawing the Threads Together A Festschrift for Lord Justice Jackson, (Julian Bailey (ed.) 2018)


LLM in Construction law