Crown Office Chambers

Crown Office Chambers is a leading commercial set of barristers with a reputation for combining high-quality advice and advocacy with a modern, flexible and commercially-minded approach.  Consistency ranked as a leading set in the legal guides for construction & engineering, energy and related professional Negligence disputes. Chambers experience spans the globe with cases regarding projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.  Both individual members and teams of barristers from Crown Office have handled claims across a wide range of industry sectors. Cases handled by members can involve many different types of construction and engineering projects, such as highways, railways, power stations, process plants, waste treatment plants, sports stadiums, bridges, tunnels, shopping centres, office blocks, car parks and residential developments. Members are well versed in all principal main contracts such as JCT, ICE, FIDIC, NEC, GC/Works, I CHEM E and sub-contracts like DOM/1 and DOM/2. Our specialist Barristers have experience handling all of the issues that regularly arise in construction disputes such as delay (including extensions of time and Liquidated damages), disruption, prolongation, loss and expense, defects, variations, design issues, ground conditions, letters of intent, bonds, warranties, guarantees and termination. We act for employers, contractors, construction and design professionals, developers, funders, suppliers and insurers in all forms of dispute resolution.  “Crown Office Chambers is distinguished by the quality of its members. From its outstanding silks down to its leading juniors, excellence runs through the set.”

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