Providing construction law consultancy

Ryland Construction Law Services (“Ryland CLS”) provides expert legal advice and assistance to law firms and in-house legal teams. If your firm requires construction expertise from time to time then we can help. Jane Ryland is a construction lawyer with over 20 years experience in contentious and non-contentious construction matters.

Jane is also available for appointment as a construction adjudicator. She is a member of the TeCSA and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators adjudication panels and has decided disputes arising from a broad range of contracts including small building subcontracts, large telecoms contracts and PFI Project Agreements in the health service.

Ryland CLS offers law firms flexible working arrangements and excellent value for money. For information on rates and availability contact Jane Ryland.

About Jane Ryland

M.A.Cantab., Solicitor, Adjudicator, MCIArb.

Jane qualified as a solicitor in 1991. She was a partner at Laytons, Bristol then from 2001 to 2012 a partner and head of construction at Cripps Harries Hall in Tunbridge Wells. She opened Ryland CLS in 2012 providing construction law consultancy services to law firms and appointments to act as adjudicator. Her expertise includes the commercial property, retail, higher education and rail sectors and she has worked for government departments.

She has written for Building magazine, Architects Journal, New Law Journal, Construction Law Journal and the Estates Gazette. She is a regular speaker on construction law topics. She is a member of TeCSA, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Law.

Non-Contentious Contentious

Collateral warranties

Consultants' appointments

Building contracts

Development Agreements

Bonds & PCGs

Escrows and Project Bank Accounts



Litigation (TCC)


"A first class consultant", Jane Ryland is "a major figure in construction law."
Legal 500 2013

"A great lawyer and a delight to work with"
Legal 500 2015

"She knows her stuff and gives good, clear advice"
Chambers 2017 Ranked lawyer