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James Howells QC

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

Position

James specialises in construction, engineering and IT disputes, both domestic and international. James regularly appears as an advocate in the English Courts and in international arbitration, James is regularly instructed in international arbitration in the Middle East/Africa and Asia, and has extensive experience of arbitration under all major institutional rules. James has extensive experience of other forms of dispute resolution. James' experience of domestic and international infrastructure projects has included metro and heavy rail, roads, and airports across the globe. Experience of energy disputes has included numerous claims relating to the design, construction and commercial operation of oil and gas production platforms and rigs, drill ships and FPSOs. James has extensive experience of power-related disputes ranging from coal/oil and gas fired plants and renewable energy sources including wind, wave, hydro, solar and biomass power production. IT experience includes commercial and technical disputes in respect of projects ranging from financial services/banking and commercial systems to major government IT infrastructure disputes. 

Career

MA (Cantab), BCL (Oxon). Silk 2014.

Languages

French.

Member

TECBAR, LCLCBA, COMBAR, SCL, Society for Computers and Law.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

James Howells QC - Atkin ChambersThorough, user friendly, good with clients and very commercial.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

James Howells QC - Atkin ChambersBright, hands on and good on his feet.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

James Howells QC - Atkin ChambersHe is experienced across engineering, energy and technology disputes.

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