Construction, planning and environment in Regional Bar
Guildhall Chambers is particularly notable in the fields of construction and environmental law, with Julian Allsop predominantly acting in the former, and Brendon Moorhouse the key name in the latter. Moorhouse recently acted for several wildlife organisations in their opposition to plans to expand the M4 motorway.
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.