Atkin Chambers

London Office

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Head of Chambers: Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC
Chief Executive & Director of Clerking: David Barnes
Senior Clerk: Justin Wilson
ADR Appointment Clerk: Daniel Jones
Languages:French, German, Italian, Spanish, Thai, Urdu, Cantonese, Mandarin

The Chambers:
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC Chief Executive & Director of Clerking: David Barnes Senior Clerk: Justin Wilson ADR Appointment Clerk: Daniel Jones Languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Thai, Urdu, Cantonese, Mandarin

The barristers at Atkin Chambers offer a huge breadth and depth of experience in technically complex disputes and many are recognised as being leaders in their field. Atkin Chambers has a long-standing international presence maintaining members’ reputations for advocacy, advice and analysis through their continued involvement with important and complex cross-border disputes, involving parties from several jurisdictions. Disputes are often commercially and/or politically sensitive.

Barristers spend a significant amount of time overseas and act for clients all over the globe. They practise in many of the world’s leading arbitration centres and are highly-experienced in handling disputes under the major international arbitration rules.

The chief executive and senior clerk frequently travel to Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, but also the Caribbean and Africa in order to meet clients and attend events to ensure our local knowledge is up-to-date and that client needs are being met efficiently and effectively. As recognition of its success internationally, Atkin Chambers was the first-ever UK chambers to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in international trade, the UK’s highest recognition for international business success.

Since 1959, the members of Atkin Chambers have edited ‘Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts’, the seminal textbook on construction law. Hudson has always had a strong international element, comparing and commenting on legal developments in numerous Commonwealth and other jurisdictions. The 14th edition will be published at the end of 2019.

Main Areas of Practice:

International Dispute Resolution:
■ Commercial Law
■ Construction & Engineering
■ Energy & Natural Resources
■ Infrastructure & PFI/PPP
■ International Arbitration
■ IT & Telecommunications
■ Professional Negligence
■ Shipbuilding & Offshore Construction
■ Transport

Members

Members

Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC (1992)

Nicholas Dennys QC (1975)

Jonathan Acton Davis QC (1977)

Andrew White QC (1980)

Nicholas Baatz QC (1978)

Martin Bowdery QC (1980)

Stephen Dennison QC (1985)

David Streatfeild-James QC (1986)

Andrew Goddard QC (1985)

Stephanie Barwise QC (1988)

Simon Lofthouse QC (1988)

Manus McMullan QC (1994)

Fiona Parkin QC (1993)

Dominique Rawley QC (1991)

Steven Walker QC (1993)

James Howells QC (1995)

Riaz Hussain QC (2001)

Christopher Lewis QC (1998)

Serena Cheng QC (2000)

Darryl Royce (1976)

Robert Clay (1989)

Nicholas Collings (1997)

Patrick Clarke (1997)

Rupert Choat (1998)

Camille Slow (2002)

Mark Chennells (2002)

Jennifer Jones (2003)

Lucie Briggs (2004)

Frances Pigott (1994)

Simon Crawshaw (2005)

Marc Lixenberg (2005)

Katie Powell (2005)

Rónán Hanna (2006)

Andrew Fenn (2007)

Zulfikar Khayum (2006)

Peter Land (2007)

Edmund Neuberger (2008)

Omar Eljadi (2009)

David Johnson (2010)

Felicity Dynes (2010)

Mischa Balen (2011)

Lauren Adams (2013)

Christopher Reid (2013)

Nicholas Maciolek (2013)

Mathias Cheung (2015)

Dalton Hale (2015)

Laura Hussey (2016)

Arthur Graham-Dixon (2017)

Caroline Greenfield (2017)

Max Twivy (2018)

Door Tenants

Sir Robert Akenhead

John Blackburn QC

Sir Thayne Forbes

Professor Doug Jones (Australia)

Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE

His Honour Humphrey LLoyd QC

Michael Shane (USA)