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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

James Thompson

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

Position

Construction, engineering and related professional negligence. James is regularly instructed in cases involving complex factual, legal and expert issues in the High Court, as well as in international arbitration. He also has extensive experience of acting in adjudication proceedings, both during the adjudication process itself and at subsequent enforcement hearings. James is a particularly popular choice for instructions in the Middle East and is a committee member of the Omani British Lawyers Association. James’ recent instructions include: acting for the employer in a US$1 billion arbitration concerning the construction of an airport in the Gulf region; acting for the main contractor in ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a power plant in the Caribbean; acting for the developer in £20million TCC proceedings concerning defects in a large UK housing development; acting as junior counsel on behalf of the contractor in high-profile proceedings in the TCC concerning the construction of a busway; acting as junior counsel in proceedings before the Dubai World Tribunal concerning a construction dispute on the Palm Jumeirah.

Career

Called 2005; Middle Temple.

Member

TECBAR; Society of Construction Law.

Education

Stonyhurst College; Selwyn College, Cambridge (2004 BA law); ICSL (2005 BVC).


United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Construction

Within: Leading juniors

James Thompson - Keating Chambers ‘ An outstanding practitioner with exceptional knowledge of construction practice in the region. ’

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