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Chambers of Susan Hunter

101 VICTORIA STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 6PU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Fax:
Fax 0117 929 4821
DX:
743350 BRISTOL 36
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk

Andrew Kearney

Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk
St John's Chambers (Chambers of Susan Hunter)

Work Department

Commercial, Construction & Engineering, International Arbitration, Mediation, Professional Negligence, Property Damage & Insurance Disputes

Position

Experienced construction lawyer. Chartered arbitrator and an accredited adjudicator, with judicial experience. Regularly appears against leading counsel and senior and specialist juniors in multi-track cases in court, and in high-value or complex adjudication and arbitration.

Career

Mediator. Qualified Inner Temple 2007; deputy district judge 2004-2009; solicitor 1992; Booth & Co; Addleshaw Goddard; partner Pinsent Masons 2003, partner and then consultant Withy King.

Member

Technology and Construction Bar Association; Society of Construction Law; Adjudication Society; fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Education

Christ Church, Oxford University (BA Hons); P G Dip in construction law and arbitration (merit); TeCSA and TECBAR Adjudicator, CIArb, Lord Mustill’s CIArb President’s Prize (Award Writing), Mediator (2007).


Regional Bar: Western Circuit

Construction, planning and environment

Within: Leading Juniors

Andrew Kearney - St John's ChambersHe has an extensive and impressive knowledge of construction law and practice.

Within: Construction, planning and environment

St John's Chambers is particularly strong on large scale construction disputes, including adjudications, breach of contract claims, and high-value international arbitrations, where Andrew Kearney is a highly regarded practitioner. In a recent highlight, James Pearce-Smith represented the defendant developer in a dispute against a construction company; the claim settled following a  counterclaim against the contractor for failure to supply appropriate heating systems.

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