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Pump Court International

TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE, 8 FINANCE STREET, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +852 3101 7108
Fax:
Fax +852 3101 7107
Email:
Web:
www.pumpcourtinternational.hk
HONG KONG, London

Sean Brannigan QC

Tel:
Work 020 7842 5555
Email:
Web:
www.4pumpcourt.com
4 PUMP COURT (4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC))

Position

Barrister with broadly based civil and commercial practice, specialising in professional negligence, including accountants and solicitors, building/civil engineering disputes, and landlord and tenant; has particular experience of work involving allegations of commercial fraud, and of alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation and adjudication.

Career

Qualified 1994, Gray's Inn.

Languages

Irish.

Member

COMBAR; TECBAR.

Education

BA (Oxon) Law.

Leisure

Cinema, socialising.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading silks

Sean Brannigan QC - 4 Pump CourtRemains top class – a fantastically flexible and agile advocate.

Within: Construction

A leading construction set’, 4 Pump Court is known for its expertise in professional negligence matters. Sean Brannigan QC acted in NML v Cyden Homes, one of the most high-profile Technology and Construction Court decisions dealing with issues of concurrent delay in construction projects. Jeremy Nicholson QC was instructed in a $150m dispute in Abu Dhabi involving complex issues around delay and loss and expense under EPC contract for the design and construction of an oil and gas refinery project. Adding additional strength to chambers, Fiona Sinclair QC joined from 4 New Square.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Sean Brannigan QC - 4 Pump CourtOutstanding on his feet; always gives commercial advice with an eye on the overall strategy.

Within: Energy

Noted for its experience in construction- and infrastructure-related energy disputes, 4 Pump Court has deep experience in offshore energy matters and high-profile arbitrations in regions around the globe. As well as being active in oil and gas, the set often handles renewables work: Sean Brannigan QC acted for Fluor in a high-profile quantum case against ZPMC concerning the fabrication of key pieces of equipment for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm project in the North Sea. Kate Livesey defended the constructor of a jack-up oil drilling rig in a contractual dispute following lengthy construction delays.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Sean Brannigan QC - 4 Pump CourtUnrivalled in terms of his cross-examination of witnesses and experts.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Sean Brannigan QC - 4 Pump CourtFirst class.

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