Thomson Snell & Passmore

Chris Kirby-Turner

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Practice Areas

Partner specialising in construction and engineering matters. Highly experienced negotiator with full familiarity of various forms of alternative dispute resolution (multi party settlement meeting, mediation, expert determination, etc). Deals with litigation in the Technology and Construction Court, adjudications and arbitrations. Particular experience in adjudication, valuation disputes, delay related claims, and technical multi party professional negligence claims following design failings. Also deals with project documentation and project support for a wide variety of construction projects.


Joined Thomson Snell & Passmore in 2006 as trainee and moved to the construction and engineering team upon qualification. Became a Partner in 2017.

Professional Memberships

Law Society; Society of Construction Law; TeCSA. Committee member of the Kent branch of the Society of Construction Law.


Regularly published in a range of national construction publications, regional business publications and the firm’s articles and newsletters.


Studied Law at the University of Exeter and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Guildford.