Natasha Standish

Paralegal
Construction, Energy & Projects

Natasha is a Paralegal in the Construction, Energy and Projects team.

She has experience in all forms of construction dispute resolution from initial negotiations to court proceedings, with experience in adjudications, assisting and advising employers in  sectors including social housing, retail, and education, contractors and specialist sub-contractors. She has notable experience with defect claims and advising clients on cladding and external façade works in high and mid to low rise buildings.  

Natasha has worked with standard form and amended JCT suite of contracts, NEC3, NEC4, PP contracts and bespoke contracts in disputes, which gives insight into potential problems that could be dealt with in contract drafting and negotiation.   

Prior to working at Capital, Natasha worked at a construction law specialist firm and has worked on several construction sites given her added understanding of the industry.  

Career

  • Paralegal, Capital Law Limited (Nov 2021 – present) 
  • Trainee Legal Executive, Clarke Willmott (Dec 2019 – Oct 2021) 
  • Trainee Legal Executive, Standish Associates (Jun 2018 – Dec 2019) 
  • Teacher (September 2014 – May 2018) 

Education

  • CILEX Law School: Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice (2020 – 2021) 
  • CILEX Law School: Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice (2018 – 2019) 
  • University of Exeter: PGCE (2013 – 2014) 
  • King’s College London: BA, Film Studies (2008 – 2011)