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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

201 DEANSGATE, MANCHESTER, M3 3NW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 300 7747
Fax:
Fax 0161 833 2789
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Simon Whitfield

Tel:
Work 0161 833 2722
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Construction; Commercial; Professional Negligence; Insolvency

Position

Simon is particularly regarded for his construction practice and has wide experience acting for employers, funders, contractors, specialist subcontractors and professionals in the TCC, arbitration and adjudication. He advises on all aspects of the construction process from procurement through the whole project life-cycle. He has experience of the traditional standard forms of contract, bespoke agreements, PFI and PPP. He is a TECBAR accredited adjudicator and also accepts independent appointments.

Simon undertakes all aspects of commercial and chancery dispute resolution, corporate and personal insolvency and professional negligence work.

He also advises a number of local authorities in relation to both commercial matters and regulatory issues. He advises registered social landlords in relation to possession actions, anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions.

Career

Solicitor 1992; Called to the Bar 2009

Member

  • The Northern Circuit
  • The Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association
  • The Chancery Bar Association
  • Technology and Construction Bar Association National Committee Member
  • Society of Construction Law
  • Technology and Construction Court Users Group Committee Member

Education

  • BA (Law), Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, 1989. (MA, 1991)
  • Law Society Finals, Chester College of Law (1990)
  • Hong Kong SAR PRC, Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (2003)


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Construction, planning and environment

Within: Construction, planning and environment – Leading juniors

Simon Whitfield - Exchange ChambersVery experienced in construction and engineering disputes.

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