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Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC

15 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7544 2600
Fax:
Fax 020 7544 2700
DX:
1045 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.keatingchambers.com

Lucy Garrett

Tel:
Work 020 7544 2600
Email:
Keating Chambers (Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC)

Position

‘“One of the best, if not the best construction junior” and “extremely bright, hard-working and a good cross-examiner,” Lucy is a commercial advocate and advisor specialising in construction and engineering, energy and shipbuilding, and related professional negligence. She frequently appears in the Commercial Court and the TCC, and has extensive international arbitration experience, including in civil code jurisdictions. Lucy won Construction Junior of the Year 2013 in the Chambers and Partners awards and is widely recommended in the directories. Recent reported cases: Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources plc [2014] EWHC 4260 (Comm); [2015] 2 All E.R. (Comm) 557; [2015] B.L.R. 190; 158 Con. L.R. 28; University of Brighton v Dovehouse Interiors [2014] EWHC 940 (TCC) [2014] BLR 432, 153 Con LR 147; Adyard Abu Dhabi v SDS Marine Services [2011] BLR 384, 136 Con LR 190, (2011) 27 Const. LJ 594; Cleveland Bridge (UK) Ltd v Whessoe-Volker Stevin Joint Venture [2010] BLR 415, 130 Con LR 159, (2010) 26 Const LJ 670, [2010] CILL 2876; Clancy Consulting Ltd v Derwent Holdings Ltd & Ors [2010] EWHC 762 (TCC).

Career

Called 2001; Gray’s Inn, Prince of Wales Scholar 2001; pupillage and tenancy at 2 Temple Gardens 2001-04; tenancy Keating Chambers 2004 to date.

Member

TECBAR; COMBAR; Society of Construction Law.

Education

Ryde High School; University of Manchester (1998 BA Hons English Language and 1st class); Metropolitan University of Manchester (2000 PgDL); Inns of Court School of Law (2001 Bar Vocational Course Very Competent).

Leisure

Reading.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – 2018 silks

Lucy Garrett - Keating ChambersA real fighter; her drafting is excellent, has superb knowledge, and brilliant manner with experts.

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Energy

Within: Energy – 2018 silks

Lucy Garrett QC - Keating ChambersIncredibly well-regarded by senior silks.

Within: Energy

Keating Chambers is a ‘uniformly excellent’ set: its ‘knowledge and experience of construction-related energy matters is second to none’, and its barristers are ‘responsive, approachable and able to work as part of a team’. It covers a wide range of energy matters: Alexander Nissen QC acted for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority in a damages case brought by Energy Solutions, and Paul Buckingham represented E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Robin Rigg in a case against MT Højgaard regarding defective grouted connections at an offshore wind farm. Lucy Garrett QC took silk in 2018.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – 2018 silks

Lucy Garrett QC - Keating ChambersRobust and confident and a very good advocate.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – 2018 silks

Lucy Garrett QC - Keating ChambersFantastic experience.

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