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Simon Lofthouse QC

Tel:
Work 020 7404 0102
Email:
Web:
www.atkinchambers.com/people/simon-lofthouse-qc/
Atkin Chambers (Atkin Chambers)

Position

Simon’s UK and international practice spans arbitration and litigation under numerous legal systems and procedural rules. The types of disputes on which Simon is frequently instructed involve complex engineering, construction, technology, IT or energy projects. He is particularly noted for acting in those cases requiring the resolution of complex issues of law or the detailed cross examination on technical issues, delay or allegations of professional negligence. The disputes in which he is retained are wide ranging but include those arising out of oil and gas projects, emission abatement processes, software disputes, large commercial and residential developments, M&E works, piling operations onshore and offshore, construction of roads, pipe laying, tunnelling, track installation/repair, pumping stations, coastal defences and effluent, power stations, utilities, chemical plants, and airport terminals. Simon has extensive experience of standard domestic and international construction and engineering contracts. He is also regularly consulted on proposed revisions to standard form contracts. Simon is invited to lecture around the world on various topics relating to engineering disputes and their resolution.

Career

LLB (Hons) (Lond). Called to Bar of England and Wales in 1988. Recorder 2003, Silk 2006. Authorised to sit in the TCC Division of the High Court 2015. Advocacy teacher for Gray's Inn. Chair of Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar 2011-2015; Member, Bar Standards Board 2011-2015.

Member

COMBAR, TECBAR, registered adjudicator. Qualified to appear in the DIFC, Dubai.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

Simon Lofthouse QC - Atkin ChambersVery bright, responsive, practical and a delight to work with.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Simon Lofthouse QC - Atkin ChambersExcellent on his feet and a man for big occasions.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Simon Lofthouse QC - Atkin ChambersA delight to work with and always amazes in how he can find the needle in the haystack.

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