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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
Email:
Web:
www.keatingchambers.com

Paul Bury

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

Position

Barrister specialising in domestic and international commercial construction, offshore, energy, professional negligence, infrastructure projects, and regulatory law.

Paul has vast experience in both Court and Arbitration proceedings.  He has conducted several multi-track trials applications, CMCs and adjudication work in Court. He has also been involved in numerous domestic and international arbitrations including under the ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL rules.  Paul has experience of drafting pleadings in all forms of dispute resolution, including adjudication. He has extensive knowledge of the JCT, NEC, IChemE and FIDIC standard form contracts and of the offshore LOGIC and SAJ forms.

Having previously worked for a leading international law firm in Brussels on complex regulatory issues involving blue-chip international companies, Paul is adept at taking a commercial approach to legal issues and dispute resolution.

Recent reported cases: Geodesign Barriers Limited vs The Environment Agency [2015] EWHC 1121 (TCC); Eurocom Limited v Siemens PLC [2015] QBD (TCC); [2014] EWHC 3710 (TCC) (07 November 2014); [2015] B.L.R. 1; 157 Con. L.R. 120; Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structures BC and Others [2014] EWHC 2132 (TCC); 155 Con. L.R. 85; Vivergo Fuels Ltd v Redhall Engineering Solutions Ltd [2013] EWHC 4030 (TCC); [2013] All ER (D) 156 (Dec).

Career

Called 2008. Publications of note: Editor of the Construction Law Reports, Contributor to Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering (Second edition, 2019), Contributor to Keating on Construction Contracts (First and Second Supplements to the 10th Edition); Inspection Immunity: liabilities of approved inspectors (RICS Journal, September/October 2019); Eurocom v Siemens: a “strong prima facie” case of fraudulent misrepresentation, TECBAR Review Winter 2014/2015; Questioning the foundations of the complex structure theory (Construction Law International (2013) 8(2) 17.

Languages

English, basic French and German.

Member

TECBAR, SCL

Education

Lenzie Academy; Pembroke College, Oxford University BA Laws (Hons) 2001-2004, BCL 2004-2005.

Leisure

Film, music, running, tennis, following football.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Leading Juniors

Paul Bury - Keating ChambersHe is a superb junior.

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Energy

Within: Leading Juniors

Paul Bury - Keating ChambersShows judgement and ability far beyond his year of call, he is a fantastic prospect.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Juniors

Paul Bury - Keating ChambersAn intelligent and hardworking junior.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Construction

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Paul Bury - Keating ChambersHis practice includes Qatar-related disputes.

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