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Stephanie Barwise QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Construction , Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
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Construction - London (Bar)

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Stephanie Barwise QC
Stephanie Barwise QC is a top-drawer silk who advises on high-value adjudications and TCC litigation. She has a diverse practice ranging across areas such as housing disputes and energy projects. She has notable expertise in fire safety and cladding issues.
Strengths: "Encyclopedic knowledge across all the issues and incredible knowledge of construction law." "She is excellent and very much at the top of her game in the construction area. She has a very good strategic mind and can get into the technical detail."
Recent work: Continued to appear in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on behalf of a group of participants including survivors, bereaved relatives and former residents.
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Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction - London (Bar)

Band 2

Stephanie Barwise QC
Stephanie Barwise QC is a well-regarded silk who acts in professional negligence claims brought against surveyors, architects, engineers and other professionals. Her practice is international in its scope, with past work spanning the UK, parts of Africa and the Middle East.
Strengths: "An absolute powerhouse on any basis, particularly in construction law. Very technically adept, and also a very nice person as counsel."
Recent work: Represented a group of core participants, including survivors and bereaved relatives, in Phase 2 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, which concerned the design and construction of the refurbishment of the tower.
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Stephanie’s practice includes all aspects of the law relating to the construction and civil engineering industry in litigation, arbitration and adjudication. She also has acted as adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator of highly-complex disputes (relating to pipelines overseas, wind farms and locks on the Panama Canal). Her experience includes major road and tunnel construction, construction of railways, defects and locomotives, ship refurbishment, North Sea oil rig construction, refinery construction including seismic factors, biofuels plants, Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry, LUL Piccadilly and Jubilee line upgrades, offshore wind farms and fully computer automated gantry cranes in Hong Kong as well as experience in various other disputes related to computer software including IT systems in locomotives. Her practice also involves the causes and spread of fire, firefighter lifts and ventilation systems, and professional negligence in general, in particular of architects, engineers and surveyors. Stephanie is representing a group of bereaved and survivors at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. She also has extensive experience in procurement and PFI, and experience of all major forms of contracts. She is fluent in French and competent in German.

Career

Called to the Bar 1988. Silk 2006.

Professional Memberships

TECBAR; COMBAR.

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