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Chantal-Aimée Doerries

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Construction , Energy & Natural Resources , International Arbitration - The Bar
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Construction - UK

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Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
Provides stellar representation to clients in high-stakes domestic and international construction disputes. Her broad experience includes disputes arising out of infrastructure projects as well as residential and industrial developments. She is adept at handling international arbitrations in addition to TCC cases and Court of Appeal cases.
Strengths: "An absolutely class act, highly intelligent with fantastic technical knowledge and excellent with clients." "She gets 100% on top of a case, making her points clearly and effectively bridging the mood of the court."
Recent work: Acted for an insurance company in relation to bonds issued in connection with a public private partnership for the construction of a waste-to-energy treatment facility. The project was terminated and the bank was seeking to recover under the bonds.
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Energy & Natural Resources - UK

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Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
Head of chambers, she has a widely respected energy practice with a significant international element, spanning both traditional and non-traditional resources. She regularly undertakes construction and professional negligence work and is frequently instructed in arbitrations.
Strengths: "She mastered the details and built a good rapport with the tribunal." "Clearly on top of her game - she's fantastic." 
Recent work: Represented insurance company Euler Hermes in issues that arose following a call on bonds issued in relation to a public-private partnership for the construction of a waste-to-energy treatment facility.
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International Arbitration - The Bar - Asia-Pacific Region

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Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC of Atkin Chambers enjoys a "fantastic reputation" in the arbitration space, where she acts principally on construction, energy and infrastructure-related disputes, regularly appearing in matters linked to such jurisdictions as Hong Kong, India, South Korea and Singapore. Sources rate her highly, both as a "very thorough opponent" and "punchy advocate" with enviable cross-examination skills, and for the "good mix of counsel and arbitrator work" in her caseload.
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Practice Areas

Energy, natural resources and utilities, construction and engineering, international arbitration, professional negligence and shipbuilding.

Career

Called to the Bar 1992, Queen's Counsel 2008.

Professional Memberships

Chairman of the Bar Council of England and Wales (2016); TECBAR (Chairman 2010-2013); COMBAR.

Publications

Co-Editor in Chief of 'The International Construction Law Review'; Joint editor of 'Building Law Reports'; Contributing Editor of 'Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts'.

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