Provided by Marion Smith KC
Marion Smith KC specialises in complex, high value commercial and construction disputes for UK and international clients.
She has extensive experience litigating matters before domestic courts and tribunals as well as in international arbitration where she has appeared before institutional and ad hoc tribunals, including under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, LMAA and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. She has significant expertise in arbitrations where the law of the contract is not the law of England & Wales. She has been appointed as adjudicator, sole and co-arbitrator and as an expert determiner and has provided expert evidence in foreign proceedings on English law.
Marion is Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees of the CIArb and a Vice-Chair of the International Committee of the Bar Council. She is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in the School of International Arbitration, in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London and a Professional Fellow of Aston University. She is a contributor to the Global Arbitration Review Guide to Construction Arbitration.
Marion is ranked in Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 for Construction and Professional Negligence and in Chambers Global and the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Construction.
Marion Smith KC
Marion Smith KC is a quality silk who is recognised for her prowess in adjudications, TCC proceedings and international arbitration. She is sought after to advise on a variety of matters, including PFI, energy and engineering disputes. She is noted for her ability to establish excellent working relationships with clients. She has significant experience representing clients in domestic ADR proceedings.
"Marion is extremely calm and makes the most difficult issues seem simple. She is a dream to work with."
Instructed by a defendant in a case involving claims against six members of a construction professional team engaged in the procurement, development and design of a mixed-use retail and residential project in West Berkshire.