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Adam Constable QC

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Specialist in construction, engineering, energy, shipbuilding and technology disputes along with professional negligence and insurance claims related to these sectors. Extensive advocacy experience in the UK Courts, having appeared in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), Commercial Court and Court of Appeal. Adam is regularly instructed in arbitration proceedings, both domestic and international, and has experience of proceeding under a variety of rules. He has considerable expertise in adjudication work, and all forms of ADR having represented clients in mediations, early neutral evaluations and expert determinations. Adam is also regularly appointed as adjudicator, arbitrator and independent expert. Adam has a reputation for devastating advocacy and mastering complex factual details.


Called to the Bar 1995; appointed Treasury Counsel 2002-07; MCIArb 2008; Inner Temple Advocacy Training Committee 2009; Construction Junior of the Year 2007 and 2010; Recorder of the Crown Court 2010; Queens Counsel 2011; Inner Temple Bencher 2013.


Editor of Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering (published Sept 2015); Keating on JCT Contracts [Looseleaf & CD-Rom] Co-editor; Keating on Building Contracts (9th & 10th Edition) Contributor; Keating on NEC – Contributor; Construction Law Reports - Co-editor; “Construction Claims” and “Building Defects” (RICS Case in Point Series).