Legal 500 UK Bar 2018
Date: 30 October 2018
Keating Chambers is delighted to have 45 members recommended in the Legal 500 UK Bar 2018 over eight categories including construction, energy, professional negligence, public procurement, international arbitration (counsel and arbitrators), shipping and mediation. Across these categories we are noted for our strength in depth with clients commenting that “from pupils to QCs they have all been very quick to pick up highly specialist technical issues, as well as being down to earth and easy to work with.” The “very professional” clerking team also receives praise for being “efficient yet also flexible and very easy to deal with”.
In addition to these individual endorsements, Keating are also listed as a leading set in several practice areas. A selection of this feedback is listed below:
CONSTRUCTION: Both senior and junior members of Keating Chambers constitute a ‘formidable line-up’.
ENERGY: Keating Chambers is a ‘uniformly excellent’ set: its ‘knowledge and experience of construction-related energy matters is second to none’, and its barristers are ‘responsive, approachable and able to work as part of a team’.
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION COUNSEL: Keating Chambers has ‘excellent strength in depth and a stable of excellent construction barristers, including top-notch silks’. The barristers are ‘very quick to pick up highly specialist technical issues, as well as being down to earth and easy to work with’. The set’s members can regularly be found on major disputes emanating from the Middle East and Asia.
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATORS: Keating Chambers has few rivals when it comes to arbitrators experienced in major construction and infrastructure disputes.
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE: Keating Chambers is a ‘leading set for construction-related professional negligence cases’ and barristers are ‘always accessible’. Technology cases are also a key area of expertise.
PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: Keating Chambers ‘impresses with the broad range of subject areas it can deal with’.