Legal 500 UK Bar 2021
Date: 30 September 2020
We are pleased to have 27 leading silks, 22 leading juniors and 3 rising stars identified in the Legal 500 UK Bar 2021 Guide. These recommendations span the following 14 practice areas: Construction, International Arbitration (counsel), Energy, International Arbitrators, Procurement, Professional Negligence, Mediators, Planning, Shipping, Environment, European, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Local Government and Administrative & Public Law. In addition to these individual endorsements, Keating Chambers are also listed as a leading set in several practice areas. A selection of this feedback is included below:
Pre-eminent’ set Keating Chambers continues to work on the largest and most complex construction and engineering cases both in the UK and internationally.
Keating Chambers is ‘a go-to chambers for serious construction and energy disputes with good depth of experience and high-quality juniors and silks‘. Members frequently act in disputes in the energy sector involving complex technical issues, given that a number of the set’s barristers having a dual qualification in engineering.
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION COUNSEL
The barristers are ‘real specialists who know their trade inside out‘, and have ‘unparalleled strength in depth‘.
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‘.
‘A leading construction set‘, Keating Chambers is highly experienced in construction-related professional negligence cases, acting on claims against professionals ranging from architects, contractors and engineers to property developers and surveyors.
Keating Chambers is highlighted for providing ‘a great level of service‘ in addition to its ‘strength and depth of expertise’. This growing set is instructed on both sides of disputes; regularly instructed by government bodies, local authorities, and industry clients. Its members handle large-scale transport matters in addition to cases involving healthcare or military equipment.
One client remarks that the set has ‘the best clerks room in the city – helpful, efficient, responsive and polite‘. clients also appreciate the set’s ‘very informative and well-run webinars‘.