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Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC

2 CROWN OFFICE ROW, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HJ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7797 8100
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Fax 020 7797 8101
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80 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Ian Wright

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8100
Email:
Crown Office Chambers (Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in construction, engineering and other commercial disputes, and the negligence of construction professionals. Practice includes advocacy and advisory work in litigation, construction and other commercial arbitrations, adjudications, mediations and other forms of ADR.

Career

Called to the Bar: England and Wales (Inner Temple) 1989; Northern Ireland 1998. In addition to practice as a barrister, he also accepts appointments as an arbitrator, adjudicator, expert in expert determinations and mediator; and sits as legal adviser to the Professional Conduct Committee of the Institution of Structural Engineers. Work undertaken as a barrister includes the interpretation of standard form and bespoke building, engineering and commercial contracts; defects in design and workmanship of buildings and other structures; railways and light rail systems; contractual performance; delay and loss and expense claims; foundations and ground improvement techniques; tunnelling; mechanical and electrical services; power plants; process plants; construction and buildings insurance; tree root nuisance; professional conduct matters; and the negligence of construction professionals. Ian Wright is also a chartered civil and structural engineer and prior to being called to the Bar was in private practice as a consulting engineer. Specialist engineering expertise includes the structural design of buildings and other structures in concrete, steel, masonry and timber; seismic design; foundation design and construction in difficult ground conditions; repair of concrete structures; and the investigation and appraisal of traditional and high-rise buildings.

Member

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Academy of Experts. Associations: TECBAR; PNBA; LCLCBA and Society of Construction Law. Editorial Board of the ICE Journal Forensic Engineering.

Education

Methodist College Belfast; University of Manchester (BSc Hons in Engineering); University of London, Imperial College (MSc and Diploma of Imperial College); PCL (Diploma in Law for the Bar); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Examinations).

Leisure

20th century and contemporary Irish art; architecture; design and technology of aircraft and Formula 1 racing cars; furniture design; oriental rugs and kilims; Middle East current affairs; wine; theatre.


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