Chambers UK Bar Guide 2021
Date: 22 October 2020
We are pleased to have 25 leading silks and 21 leading juniors identified in the 2021 Chambers UK Bar Guide. These recommendations span the following 13 practice areas:
- Construction, International Arbitration (construction/engineering)
- Energy & Natural Resources,
- International Arbitrators
- Public Procurement
- Professional Negligence (Technology/Construction)
- European Law
- Civil Liberties & Human Rights
- Local Government
- Administrative & Public Law.
In addition to these individual endorsements, Keating Chambers are also listed as a leading set in the following practice areas:
Keating Chambers is acknowledged as a “leading set for construction law” and is well known for the quality of both its outstanding silks and accomplished juniors. “The set offers strength in depth from top to bottom. The barristers are renowned as industry specialists, and rightly so.”
ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES
Highly regarded set with leading dual expertise in energy and construction disputes. “Whilst the specialist technical knowledge of the members of Keating is an attraction, what keeps me coming back to them is the fact that their members are accessible, willing to deal with ad hoc queries and on top of all of the detail.”
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: CONSTRUCTION/ENGINEERING
Keating Chambers continues to be considered one of the first and finest ports of call for complex construction and engineering disputes. Members offer clients the benefit of a wealth of international experience and attract a steady stream of instructions across Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa and Europe.
Keating Chambers is ‘an excellent set of well-managed chambers‘ with ‘a collection of impressive individuals‘. The set has ‘a number of leading arbitrators specialising in international engineering and construction disputes‘.
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE: TECHNOLOGY/CONSTRUCTION
Chambers has notable strength in matters involving project managers, architects and engineers. The set can offer strong expertise in claims stemming from high-value, complex and sensitive construction projects.
A well-respected set that acts for both contracting authorities and bidders in high-profile procurement challenges. Members have valued expertise in cases concerning the transport, healthcare and defence sectors among others.
“The clerks are responsive, helpful, amenable and commercial.”
“The clerking team is fantastic – quick to respond to queries and they go out of their way to accommodate us.”
“The clerks pull out all the stops and the level of service we get is top drawer. They are always keen to work in a way which suits us.”