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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
LEVEL 19 (Pump Court International), Jessica Stephens, HONG KONG,

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Jessica Stephens

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 specialising in construction and related professional negligence disputes. Acts for employers, contractors, professional advisers, local authorities and government departments in domestic and international disputes relating to the design and construction of buildings, infrastructure and installations. She has appeared in arbitrations (international and domestic) and the courts, both the TCC and the Commercial Court (in relation to offshore energy disputes). She has experience of all standard form construction and engineering contracts (including JCT, NEC, FIDIC) and PFI/PPP disputes and has significant experience in international arbitrations (LCIA, ICC and LMAA) concerning a variety of subject matters including shipbuilding, offshore energy and infrastructure projects. She has considerable experience of all aspects of adjudication, including advising on and drafting documents within the adjudication process, and has regularly appeared at enforcement hearings, injunctions to restrain the continuation of adjudications and declarations as to the adjudicator’s jurisdiction. Jessica also has experience of disputes concerning fire, floods, asbestos, subsidence and party wall matters as well as related insurance matters. Recent reported cases: Alstom Transport v Eurostar International [2010] EWHC 2747 (Ch), [2011] EWHC 1828 (Ch), [2012] EWHC 28 (Ch); CN Associates v Holbeton [2011] EWHC 43 (TCC); Vertase FLI v Squibb Group [2012] EWHC 3194 (TCC); Roe Brickwork v Wates Construction [2013] EWHC 3417 (TCC); Devon County Council v Celtic BioEnergy [2014] EWHC 309 (TCC); Herboshe-Kiere Marine Contractors v Dover Harbour Board [2012] EWHC 84 (TCC); Lazari v London & Newcastle (Camden) [2013] EWHC 97 (TCC); Birmingham City Council v Paddison Construction [2008] EWHC 2254.

Career

Qualified 2001, Lincoln’s Inn. Publications of note: ‘Keating on Construction Contracts’, ‘Keating on JCT Contracts’ and ‘RICS Party Walls and Rights of Light’.

Member

TECBAR; COMBAR; LCLCBA; SCL; BILA.

Education

University of Western Australia (1998 LLB (Hons), 1st).


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – 2019 silks

Jessica Stephens QC - 4 Pump CourtA sharp wit and excellent manner for cross-examination, she is very analytical and an excellent tactician.

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