39 Essex Chambers is home to leading construction barristers at every level of experience. Its barristers litigate, arbitrate and adjudicate the full range of construction matters, as well as advise on the drafting of EPC, civil engineering and consultancy contracts.
Examples of recent cases include:
We can draw together teams of barristers, ranging from experienced silks to recently qualified barristers, with expertise in every construction sector (from infrastructure, to shipbuilding, to housebuilding) and every related practice area (from procurement, to PFI/PPP, to bonds and insurance).
Our clients are private companies and state entities based in the UK, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, North America and South America.
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39 Essex Chambers’ barristers litigate, arbitrate, adjudicate and mediate in the UK and across numerous international jurisdictions. As well as barristers with rights of audience in the UK courts, we are able to offer barristers who have rights of audience in the British Virgin Islands, California, Caribbean, Dubai, Ireland, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New South Wales, New York, Pakistan, Singapore and Queensland.
Chambers’ Singapore and Kuala Lumpur offices enable us to offer a highly responsive and cost-effective service to our Asian client base.
Uniquely among the leading set of chambers, 39 Essex can offer related specialist advice and advocacy services in the fields of energy, environmental, health and safety, insurance, procurement and regulatory law. We are familiar with the funding and partnering arrangements that have developed around large-scale projects and regularly advise on bonds, guarantees and indemnities.
39 Essex Chambers is recognised as a leading construction set by the international and domestic legal directories.
Chambers & Partners 2019 says “Chambers boasts a bench of impressive and experienced construction barristers, complemented by an excellent wider offering at the set. It is well suited to handle all forms of construction disputes and has industry expertise in energy, utilities, infrastructure, PFI and PPP. Its client base includes contractors, subcontractors, developers, central and local government entities across the UK and elsewhere, notably Europe, the Caribbean, Middle East and Far East.”
Alastair Davidson is the Senior Clerk for the Construction and Engineering team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.
Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1181
Mobile: +44 (0)7736 154 109
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