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Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC

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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

Michael Wheater

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

Position

Michael is a respected and sought after senior junior specialising in Construction and Insurance litigation with a particular focus on domestic and international construction and engineering disputes, professional negligence claims and property damage.

A robust advocate and pragmatic advisor, Michael has a busy practice dealing with high-value, technical and complex cases.

Michael is a contributor to Paul Reed QC‘s Construction All Risks Insurance, Second Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, March 2016, Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance, Sweet & Maxwell, 2018 and also Insurance Broking Practice and Law, edited by CMS Cameron McKenna, Informa, Looseleaf.

Michael is also well placed to advise as to effective and efficient methods of handling e-disclosure and information management. He is the author of the leading textbook on e-disclosure together with Charles Raffin (published by OUP in 2017) and he regularly lectures on the topic.

Michael is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, is a TECBAR accredited adjudicator and an ADR Group Accredited Mediator.

Member

  • TECBAR
  • Society of Construction Law
  • Adjudication Society
  • Kings College Construction Law Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • COMBAR
  • BILA
  • Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates

Education

  • 2001 LLB
  • 2002 LLM (Distinction)
  • 2003 Bar Vocational Course
  • 2011 Tecbar Adjudicator
  • 2011 MSc (Distinction)
  • 2011 Worshipful Company of Arbitrators Prize
  • 2011 Arbitration Club Philip Ranner Prize
  • 2011 MCIArb
  • 2015 ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator
  • 2015 SCMA Accredited Mediation Advocate

 


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading juniors

Michael Wheater - HardwickeKnows construction law, procedure and technicalities inside out – his drafting and written legal submissions are second to none.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Michael Wheater - HardwickeIncredibly bright, but very user friendly and down to earth.

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