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Stephen Dennison

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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UK Bar
Construction - London (Bar)

Band 1

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Stephen Dennison QC
A prominent silk who is noted for his expertise in both domestic disputes and international arbitration. He is an experienced litigator who regularly acts for significant clients, particularly in the healthcare, transport and engineering sectors. He has a strong command of ADR methods.
Strengths: "A details man. He’s very thorough and a good advocate." "He is excellent on every aspect of his work, incredibly detailed and a great strategist."
Recent work: Acted in a Court of Appeal case concerning practical completion in regards to the design and build of two blocks of student accommodation.
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Energy & Natural Resources - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Stephen Dennison QC
Well known for his ability to get on top of the details of a matter and his success in establishing a positive relationship with clients. He offers a broad spectrum of expertise and is effective in cases concerning engineering and infrastructure projects, ranging from oil and gas facilities to renewables, such as waste-to-energy plants.
Strengths: "Clients listen to him and he has a sense of gravitas but is measured and easy to work with." "Practical but also intellectually very bright." "Loved by clients for his clear advice and team-based approach."
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Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Stephen Dennison QC
Seasoned practitioner whose varied practice encompasses construction and engineering, energy and utilities work alongside associated insurance and professional negligence matters. He continues to handle major litigation as well as domestic and international arbitrations. He is an especially strong choice for claims involving the design and construction of energy infrastructure projects. He acts for both claimants and defendants, or their indemnity insurers.
Strengths: "He's very detail-oriented but good with the bigger picture too."
Recent work: Defended a firm of construction managers in a claim valued at £10 million, concerning defects in ultra-prime developments overlooking Hyde Park.
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International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Stephen Dennison QC
Widely praised for his expertise in handling international arbitrations, primarily in connection with matters of civil engineering, construction, transport, energy and utilities. He is particularly sought after for arbitrations governed by the rules of the ICC. He handles project disputes arising out of numerous jurisdictions, particularly in the Middle East.
Strengths: "An extremely calm, careful advocate." "Undoubtedly bright with real, deep expertise in construction disputes."
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