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UK Bar London (Bar) International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering

This section features advice on the resolution of disputes by one or more neutral parties, either an arbitrator or an arbitration panel. Many contracts require mandatory arbitration in the event of a dispute. Examples of the institutions include AAA (American Arbitration Association), ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), ICSID (International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes) and LCIA (London Court of International Arbitration).

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Band 1
  1. Atkin Chambers
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    Atkin Chambers
    International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Atkin Chambers has attained a commanding stature in the market as a result of both the depth of its expertise and the strength of its advocacy across the full gamut of construction arbitrations. Members here enjoy a constant flow of high-value instructions, often acting in arbitrations seated in Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai, among others, in a range of energy, transport and infrastructure-related disputes. The barristers are highly experienced in acting under a range of arbitral institutions, including the ICC, the LCIA, SIAC, the DIFC, HKIAC and the LMAA. In addition to acting as counsel, members here also take appointments as arbitrator. A source reports that the set provides "extremely capable and effective representation." Another interviewee says: "They approach all matters thoroughly and with the same level of professionalism."
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    Keating Chambers
    International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Keating Chambers continues to be considered one of the first and finest ports of call for complex construction and engineering disputes, with instructing solicitors noting: "Keating is unparalleled in construction cases." The set calls upon a highly talented roster of silks and junior barristers to act under a wide range of arbitral rules, and has experience in ICC, DIAC, LCIA, SIAC and HKIAC arbitrations. The set is well equipped to handle high-value shipping and infrastructure-related disputes, and demonstrates particular prowess in the energy sector. Members offer clients the benefit of a wealth of international experience and attract a steady stream of instructions across Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa and Europe.
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Band 2
  1. 4 Pump Court
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    4 Pump Court
    International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    4 Pump Court is a highly respected set with well-honed expertise in construction and engineering disputes. The set regularly handles arbitrations arising in emerging markets. The barristers at 4 Pump Court have been instructed in arbitrations regarding construction projects in the Middle East and Australia. The barristers represent an impressive roster of contractors and subcontractors in high-value ICC, SIAC and DIAC arbitrations. Members here often grapple with issues of foreign law. Recent highlights include acting for a major Design Practice against a Government Entity, in a USD2 billion arbitration relating to the construction of an airport.
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Band 3
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    39 Essex Chambers
    International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    39 Essex Chambers is a go-to set for international arbitration. Its barristers have impressive international expertise, receiving high-value and complex instructions in disputes arising in the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Australia and South Africa. Barristers here represent contractors, subcontractors and individuals in a range of disputes, often conducted under the arbitral rules of the LMAA, the ICC, DIAC and HKIAC. Members of 39 Essex Chambers are particularly adept at handling arbitrations for clients in the shipping and engineering sectors.
  2. Crown Office Chambers
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    Crown Office Chambers
    International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    Barristers at Crown Office Chambers are highly proficient in international arbitration and are regularly instructed to appear in construction-related disputes. The set is noted for its strong grasp of arbitrations relating to big-ticket infrastructure projects, including transport and energy developments. The barristers wield significant expertise in cases arising from projects in the Middle East, regularly handling arbitrations governed by LCIA, ICC, DIAC, LMAA or ADCCAC rules on behalf of contractors, subcontractors and joint venture partners.