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Steven Walker QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Construction , Energy & Natural Resources
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Construction - UK

Band 2

Steven Walker QC
Talented strategist who regularly acts for contractors in a wide range of disputes, both nationally and internationally. He has a stellar reputation for his work in domestic adjudications and regularly appears before the TCC. His diverse practice is well suited to disputes involving large-scale residential developments and public projects. He attracts praise for his technical know-how and oral advocacy.
Strengths: "A very good tactician with a strong eye for detail as well as for the big picture." "He has a cross-examination style which is highly effective, whilst his preparation and attention to detail is impeccable and virtually unrivalled."
Recent work: Defended an application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision on the basis of alleged fraud on the part of his client, PBS Energo. The case arose from the failed development of a waste-to-energy plant in Wrexham.
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Energy & Natural Resources - UK

Band 3

Steven Walker QC
Popular with instructing solicitors, he has a solid practice that is focused on contractual disputes concerning the construction of renewable power facilities, especially waste-to-energy plants. He acts for both developers and contractors, and frequently appears in adjudications, as well as proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court.
Strengths: "He's really good at seeing the route to take to resolve a dispute. He has good commercial judgement and a very approachable way of dealing with lay clients." "He was a guiding light in many disputes, brought strategic and tactical thinking and was a good, safe pair of hands to work with." "Very good on wind farm work."
Recent work: Represented Bester Generacion in its successful defence of PBS Energo's application for summary judgment to enforce a decision on the basis of fraud, following the failed development of an energy-from-waste plant in Wrexham.
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Steven specialises in advising and representing parties relating to a wide range of subject matter including the design and delivery of buildings, oil and gas installations, power generation plant, process and engineering plant, ships, IT systems, telecommunications systems, facilities management and professional services.

He has appeared as advocate in the Technology and Construction Court, the Court of Appeal, numerous arbitrations (including ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA and LMAA), adjudications, expert determination and mediation. His arbitration experience includes substantial international experience. He is a KLRCA panellist and TECBAR accredited adjudicator, and has been appointed as an adjudicator on numerous occasions.

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