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Chambers of Mark Cannon QC

Living Wage
LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 2001
DX:
1041 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Roger Stewart QC

Tel:
Work 020 7822 2000
Email:
4 New Square (Chambers of Mark Cannon QC)

Position

Has a broad commercial practice with particular specialisation in international arbitration, insurance and construction as well as professional liability; recently acted in very substantial disputes for and against sovereign states as well as in private law claims. Recent cases include: Costain Ltd & Ors v Bechtel Ltd & Anor [2005] EWHC 1018 (TCC); Beary v Pall Mall Investments [2005] EWCA Civ 415; Multiplex Construction (UK)Ltd v Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd & Anor [2007] EWCA Civ 1372; Kamar v Nightgale & Anor [2007] EWHC 2982(QB); HLB Kidsons v Lloyds Underwriters & Ors [2007] EWHC 2699; Nationwide Building Society v Dunlop Haywards Ltd & Anor [2007] EWHC 1374 (Comm); Cherney v Deripaska [2007] EWHC 965 (Comm); Mirant Asia-Pacific Construction (Hong Kong) Ltd v Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd & Anor [2007] EWHC 918(TCC); Baxendale-Walker v The Law Society [2007] EWCA Civ 233; Fulham Leisure Holdings Ltd v Nicholson Graham Jones [2008] EWCA Civ 84; Cheshire Building Society v Dunlop Haywards (DHL) Ltd & Ors [2008] EWHC 51 (Comm), Mehjoo v Harben Barker, [2014] EWCA Civ 358, Gabriel v Little, [2013] EWCA Civ 1513, Clydesdale Bank v Workman [2013] EWHC 110, Amec v MOD [2013] EWHC 110, Capita v Drivers Jonas [2012] EWCA Civ 1417, Shepherd v Pinsent Masons [2012] EWHC 43, Trigger Litigation [2012] UKSC 14, Hawksford v Stella [2012] EWCA Civ 55, Harrison v Shepherd Homes [2011] EWHC 1811; City & General v Royal & Sun Alliance [2010] EWCA Civ 911.

Career

Qualified 1986; Inner Temple; Bencher 2002; Junior Bench Auditor; publications: general editor of 5 to 7th editions in succession to Sir Rupert Jackson of ‘Jackson and Powell on Professional Negligence’; Silk 2001; Bencher 2002.

Member

COMBAR; PNBA; LCLCBA; TECBAR.

Education

Oundle School; Jesus College, Cambridge (1985 LLM, 1986 MA).

Leisure

National Liberal Club, Lost Valley Mountaineering Association, Serpentine Swimming Club.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Leading Silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareExcellent strategic instincts and wonderful advocacy.

Within: Construction

4 New Square maintains a strong contractor clientbase and is 'excellent for construction disputes'. Roger Stewart QC provides 'wonderful advocacy' for his clients. He is instructed by Sir Robert McAlpine in Sir Robert McAlpine v David Chipperfield Associates and Hoare Lea, a £35m claim by designers and builders in respect of design inadequacies and consequent delays. Ben Patten QC acts for the engineers in Volkerfitzpatrick Ltd v Stewart & Harris Ltd: Keller Ltd v Stewart & Harris Ltd, a dispute in the TCC arising out of alleged defective design and construction of a facility in Bristol.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareA brilliant barrister with the ability to cut to the chase and analyse the essence of any issue.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareHe is a formidable advocate with an impressive courtroom style.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: Leading Silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareA brilliant advocate – no praise is too high.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareA superb courtroom advocate, with a deft and commanding style.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Construction

Within: Leading silks

Roger Stewart QC - 4 New SquareHe has exceptional judgement in complex cases and the innate ability to seize on the point that matters.

Within: Construction

4 New Square’s Roger Stewart QC handles disputes over the construction of large infrastructure projects.

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