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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
Keating Chambers (Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC), Dr Christopher Thomas QC, London, ENGLAND

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Dr Christopher Thomas QC

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

Position

Dr Thomas has over 30 years experience acting for clients in the UK courts, domestic and international arbitration and other forms of ADR. His experience extends to most types of construction projects including EPC contracts for the construction of new power stations, major utility projects, bridge and tunnelling projects and major processing facilities. In addition to his extensive expertise in the UK Courts Dr Thomas has also been appointed in some of the biggest claims to be decided by the UK adjudication process. These have included a series of adjudications in relation a framework agreement for upgrading and repair of water and wastewater infrastructure, facilities management of government buildings and construction of office buildings. Dr Thomas is also a respected arbitrator and mediator. His experience includes major international arbitrations for the International Chamber of Commerce and the London Court of International Arbitration, adjudications in the UK and contractual adjudications for international projects. He is also a practising mediator dealing with international disputes such as oil concession agreements.

Career

Qualified 1973; Lincoln’s Inn; QC 1989; admitted to the Bar of Gibraltar 1990; recorder; lecturer; arbitrator; Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1994; ICC arbitrator; CEDR-accredited mediator; RICS Panel of Construction Adjudicators; Approved Arbitrator, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration 2015.

Languages

French.

Member

TECBAR; COMBAR; LCLCBA; CIArb; LCIA; fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIAC).

Education

University of Kent, Canterbury (BA Law 1st class); Faculté International de Droit Comparé Diplôme de Droit Comparé); King’s College, London (PhD).


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

Christopher Thomas QC - Keating ChambersAdjudication specialist with wide experience in major infrastructure projects.

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