Leading construction and energy lawyer Lindy Patterson QC is to join 39 Essex Chambers as a door tenant, it has been announced today.
Lindy joins Chambers from CMS where she was a partner. During a career spanning 25 years, she has specialised in construction and energy-related disputes and has built a reputation both domestically and internationally for her work both as counsel and arbitrator. She is qualified in English and Scots law and has higher rights in both jurisdictions. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel, in Scotland, in 2010.
At 39 Essex Chambers Lindy will practise as arbitrator, adjudicator and dispute board member, focusing on the construction and engineering and energy sectors both in the UK and abroad.
Lindy has extensive experience of representing clients in LCIA; ICC and LMAA arbitrations as well as non-institutional arbitrations, including UNCITRAL, in both civil and common law jurisdictions and has a wealth of knowledge in international jurisdictions.
Lindy was the first woman to be appointed to the International FIDIC President’s list of adjudicators in 2012. She is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration. She sits on the Arbitral Appointments Committee of the Scottish Arbitration Centre and is an inaugural member. She is also a director of the Dispute Resolution Board Federation (DRBF) Region 2 and is soon to become President Elect. Lindy will be practising from 39 Essex Chambers with immediate effect.
Lindy Patterson QC says “I am excited to be joining 39 Essex Chambers with its outstanding reputation both internationally and within the UK.”
Chief Executive and Director of Clerking, David Barnes, adds “We are absolutely delighted that Lindy is joining Chambers. She comes with a fantastic reputation and her vast experience will be a great asset to our growing domestic and international arbitration offering.”