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UK Bar London (Bar) Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction

This section covers barristers who specialise in disputes arising over loss suffered as a result of negligent advice given by professionals. A wide range of professionals are covered, including architects, surveyors, financial professionals, insurance brokers and solicitors or barristers.

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Band 1
  1. 4 Pump Court
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    4 Pump Court
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    4 Pump Court is a chambers which blends legal prowess with huge technical expertise, and boasts an excellent standing at the crossover of professional negligence and construction law. Its barristers handle a range of complex and high-value TCC disputes, representing and opposing architects, engineers and surveyors as well as building contractors. The set offers additional expertise in ICC arbitrations concerning major energy projects, notably in African countries and the Middle East. 4 Pump Court is also a leading chambers for disputes concerning IT infrastructure. Barristers from the set have represented number of the design and engineering firms in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and have acted in related claims arising in the industry, particularly those concerning cladding on Premier Inn hotels. They have also represented a construction management firm in a claim surrounding the largest single-phase petrochemical plant in the Middle East.
  2. Atkin Chambers
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    Atkin Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Atkin Chambers possesses an outstanding reputation in the construction industry, and barristers at the set have broad experience representing both claimants and defendants in related professional negligence claims. They regularly participate in high-profile and complex disputes involving engineers, architects, consultants, construction managers and other key professionals. The barristers have been instructed in matters relating to a range of construction matters including fire safety issues associated with cladding, such as in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Other notable work includes the large multiparty dispute between Morrisons and contractors involved in extending its abattoir in Lancashire.
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    Keating Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Keating Chambers' leading reputation in the construction and engineering sector extends to related professional negligence claims. The chambers has notable strength in matters involving project managers, architects and engineers. The set can offer strong expertise in claims stemming from high-value, complex and sensitive construction projects. Barristers from the set have been involved in a number of high-profile cases such as Northumbria Hospitals NHS Trust v Lendlease, and the dispute concerning Morrisons' abattoir project.
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Band 2
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    39 Essex Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    39 Essex Chambers offers a cadre of highly rated silks whose expertise covers difficult professional negligence elements of construction contract disputes. Key recent instructions include representing FM Conway in the dispute with the Rugby Football Union over the Twickenham Stadium redevelopment. Members are experienced in the representation of architects, specialist engineers and consultants.
  2. 4 New Square Chambers
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    4 New Square Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    4 New Square fields a wide array of professional negligence expertise to both claimants and defendants in claims stemming from the construction industry. Its members are much in demand for matters concerning architects and engineers, but also other technical professions such as designers of software or IT infrastructure. The set frequently acts in relation to high-value, complex and sensitive matters including a number of post-Grenfell cladding-related claims. Recently, Ben Patten KC has represented Butler & Young Approved Inspectors in a large dispute concerning the design and construction of the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton.
  3. Crown Office Chambers
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    Crown Office Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Crown Office Chambers benefits from a number of high-profile silks and junior barristers who have a wealth of experience acting in negligence claims for and against architects, engineers and surveyors. They have been heavily involved in high-profile litigation including Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust v Lendlease, the Premier Inn cladding claims, and a case concerning a fire at the National Trust's Clandon House.
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Band 3
  1. Gatehouse Chambers
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    Gatehouse Chambers
    Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction
    UK Bar 2023 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Gatehouse Chambers is home to a select group of barristers possessing deep expertise covering professional negligence claims brought against architects, engineers and others, typically in the context of major construction defects litigation. The barristers have acted in numerous cases concerning structural defects at prominent developments such as The Lancasters overlooking Hyde Park. Several members have notable experience of fire safety and cladding issues.