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Andrew White QC

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

Position

Andrew's principal areas of expertise are domestic and international civil engineering, building, shipbuilding and ship repair disputes, and energy law. He also covers professional negligence and general commercial law. Andrew has extensive experience of arbitration conducted under the ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, CIETAC, SIAC, SCMA, ADCCAC, DIAC, LMAA and UNCITRAL rules. He is experienced in conducting arbitrations in numerous jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Qatar, USA, Caribbean, Switzerland, Belgium, Oman and Nigeria. 

Significant cases include: Harman CFM Facades v Corporate Officer of the House of Commons (UK procurement law); ABB Lummus Global Ltd v Keppel Fels Ltd (arbitration, curial law), BICC v Parkman (jurisdiction under Civil Liability Contribution Act), Channel Tunnel Group Ltd v Balfour Beatty Construction (jurisdiction of English Court to grant injunctions in foreign arbitration), Murphy v Brentwood (negligence), Simon Carves Ltd v Ensus UK Ltd (on demand performance bonds).

Career

Educated University College Cardiff, LLB (Hons), 1975-79. Megarry Scholar and Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln's Inn. Called to the Bar 1980, QC 1997, Bencher of Lincoln's Inn 2003.

Member

TECBAR, COMBAR, Western Circuit.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

Andrew White QC - Atkin ChambersImpressive and adds gravitas.

Within: Construction

The ‘renowned’ Atkin Chambers has Manus McMullan QC acting on multiple cases in the multi-billion-dollar Panama Canal litigation, while Andrew White QC and Mark Chennells were involved in Fluor Ltd v Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co Ltd, one of the largest quantum disputes in the Technology and Construction Court.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Andrew White QC - Atkin ChambersImpressive, and adds gravitas.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Andrew White QC - Atkin ChambersAn excellent construction silk.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Andrew White QC - Atkin ChambersHe has superb client skills and is a thorough and persuasive advocate.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Construction

Within: Leading silks

Andrew White QC - Atkin ChambersA remarkable team leader with a calm and reassuring manner.

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