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Chantal-Aimée Doerries

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Construction , Energy & Natural Resources , Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction , International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
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Construction - London (Bar)

Band 2

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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 - London (Bar)

Band 2

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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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Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction - London (Bar)

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Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
Undertakes a considerable amount of professional negligence work, often involving large construction and infrastructure projects. She has recently been instructed in claims against engineers, quantity surveyors and architects, among others. Her capabilities include international arbitration as well as domestic litigation.
Strengths: "Excellent with complicated cases – she can get to the core issues and gets results." "She's very thorough and clear."
Recent work: Acted for Morrisons in a large dispute concerning defects in an enlargement of the supermarket's abattoir. The litigation involved professional negligence claims against project managers and design services.
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International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering - London (Bar)

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Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
Has expertise in representing clients in international arbitrations concerning energy, infrastructure projects and construction. She has significant experience in ad hoc arbitrations as well as those held under LCIA, ICC, SIAC, LMAA and SCMA auspices. She has handled arbitrations in various locations, including London and various locations in Asia.
Strengths: "Absolutely fantastic and a punchy advocate."
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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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