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Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC

Living Wage
HARDWICKE BUILDING, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2523
Fax:
Fax 020 7691 1234
DX:
393 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk

Catherine Piercy

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7242 2523
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk/barrister/catherine-piercy
Hardwicke (Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC)

Position

Catherine is a successful commercial and insurance specialist with a particular focus on construction and engineering disputes, property damage and professional liability. She has a busy court and adjudication practice, acting for insurers, contractors, employers, construction professionals and insolvency practitioners.

Catherine appears in all levels of tribunal in procedural applications, substantive hearings and trials.  She is also regularly instructed in adjudications and accepts such instructions under the Hardwicke Fixed Fee Adjudication Scheme.

Catherine is “innovative and commercially minded” and has a client focused and commercial approach to resolving disputes, giving “good, practical advice”. She effectively manages the legal, expert and client teams to achieve the most favourable outcome for her clients.  She is described by her clients as “bright” and “phenomenally hardworking” and has been described by Chambers UK as “a junior who is doing a ‘tremendous amount’ of construction work to great acclaim.”

Member

  • COMBAR
  • TecBar
  • SCL
  • Adjudication Society
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • Society of Construction Law

Education

  • LLM European Law (University of Nottingham)
  • BA (Hons) Jurisprudence (University of Oxford, St. Catherine’s College)
  • Bar Vocational Course
  • Lord Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading juniors

Catherine Piercy - HardwickeSimply exceptional: very bright, understands complicated technical issues and is very good at cross-examination.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Catherine Piercy - HardwickeImpressive.

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