Miss Lauren Adams > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn
LONDON
WC1R 5AT
England

Position

Lauren’s domestic practice involves advising on private residential work and large commercial projects, including both adjudication and arbitration work. She has most recently been involved in disputes relating to energy and renewable resources, acting as junior and sole counsel in cases arising out of the construction and performance of solar parks and refurbishment of FPSOs. In this context, her special interest in guarantees and bonds, on which she has written a Hudson paper for the Society of Construction Law, a collaborative paper comparing English and Italian law, and a chapter of Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts, is often engaged.

Lauren also has experience in handling IT disputes, particularly relating to the use and performance of e-commerce platforms and communication systems.

Her international practice includes acting in arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, DIAC and HKIAC rules, and she is experienced in dealing with many standard form construction contracts (JCT, FIDIC, NEC3, ICE and LOGIC CRINE).

Lauren was elected to the Society of Construction Law (SCL) Council in 2015, re-elected in 2018 and focuses her efforts on coordinating the SCL’s well-attended advocacy courses, sitting on the SCL Hudson Prize judging panel, and on building relationships with future construction professionals though the SCL’s university liaison and grants sub-committee.

Career

2013 Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn)
2012-2013 City Law School: Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)
2011-2012 BCL (Master’s in Law), St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Distinction
2008-2011 BA (Jurisprudence), Regent’s Park College, Oxford

Memberships

Lauren is a member of the SCL Council and participates in the following Sub-Committees: Advocacy Training Course, Court Advocacy Training Course, Astra SCL, Regions, SCL Hudson Prize Judges, University Liaison and Grants/Academic Conference.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Lauren Adams Atkin Chambers ‘Lauren is highly intelligent and her ability to quickly grasp complex issues is second-to-none. Stellar drafting and advocacy skills, and incredibly calm under pressure.’