Atkin Chambers

Atkin Chambers

London, England

Advocacy and specialist advice | Commercial disputes | Construction & engineering, technology, energy and infrastructure














Atkin Chambers is a leading set of barristers with an international reputation for providing advocacy and specialist advice on commercial disputes particularly relating to construction and engineering, technology, energy and infrastructure projects. Disputes are extremely varied and include transport, power, water/sanitation, shipbuilding and offshore construction, and social infrastructure projects. Wider commercial and professional negligence work is frequently related to such disputes.

The members of Atkin Chambers offer a huge breadth and depth of experience in disputes which are often complex both in terms of the law and the technical nature of the underlying dispute. They are recognised as being leaders in their field.

In the UK members regularly appear as advocates before the Appellate Courts and High Court, as well as in commercial arbitrations. The disputes are varied and often high-profile, and have included landmark cases such as disputes relating to The Shard, Wembley Stadium, the Olympic Village, the Channel Tunnel, The British Library, The Rolls Building, Heathrow T5, the M25 and London UnĀ¬derground, as well as major oil and gas, and on and offshore renewable energy projects

International work frequently involves complex cross-border disputes, involving parties from several jurisdicĀ¬tions. Disputes are often commercially and/or politically sensitive. Members practise in many of the worldā€™s leading arbitration centres and are highly-experienced in handling disputes conducted under the auspices of the major arbitral institutions such as the ICC, LCIA, DIAC, HKIAC, SIAC, and numerous others.

Members and door tenants are also called upon to act as arbitrators, adjudicators, mediators, members of international dispute boards, and chairs of public inquiries.

Members of Atkin Chambers are authors of authoritative and influential legal texts including:

ā€¢ The Building Law Reports

ā€¢ The International Construction Law Review

ā€¢ Hudsonā€™s Building and Engineering