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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore

Stuart Catchpole QC

Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Email:
39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in construction, commercial, administrative and public law; detail of reported cases can be provided on request; counsel to MAFF at the BSE Inquiry, February 1998 to December 1999.

Career

Called 1987; Inner Temple; QC 2002; appointed to the supplemental panel of Treasury Counsel (Common Law) in May 1992 (transferred to the Attorney-General’s panel ‘B’ in November 1998); appointed to the Attorney-General’s panel ‘A’ in July 1999; appointed as part-time legal member of The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission in July 2001; appointed CEDR accredited mediator July 2002.

Languages

French.

Member

TECBAR; ALBA.

Education

Durham University (BA 1st Class Hons Law).


London Bar

Construction

Within: Leading Silks

Stuart Catchpole QC - 39 Essex ChambersHis advocacy is second to none, he's always prepared

Within: Construction

39 Essex Chambers' construction team has 'strength in depth', with members often instructed by governments, contractors and construction professionals in international disputes. Stuart Catchpole QC is lead counsel for Kier Build in Kier Build Limited v Cameron Taylor One Limited, a dispute arising out of the defective design of the car park for a substantial retail complex. Meanwhile, the 'well-respectedPaul Darling QC acted in Blue Manchester v NWGR, a dispute about defects in the cladding of the Hilton Hotel Manchester.

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Energy

Within: Leading Silks

Stuart Catchpole QC - 39 Essex ChambersOne of the star counsel in the energy sector, he is creative, experienced, succinct, and his advocacy is persuasive.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Silks

Stuart Catchpole QC - 39 Essex ChambersHe is a well-regarded silk.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: Leading Silks

Stuart Catchpole QC - 39 Essex ChambersHe is diligent and distils the key issues in a coherent manner.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Stuart Catchpole QC - 39 Essex ChambersHe is brilliant to work with and extremely knowledgeable.

Within: Professional negligence

39 Essex Chambers is noted for its 'exceptionally talented' members' professional negligence experience in the construction and engineering fields. In one example, Stuart Catchpole QC and Adam Robb QC appeared in Kier Build Limited v Cameron Taylor One, a claim arising out of the defective design of the car park for a retail complex.

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