Miss Fiona Parkin KC > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Barrister Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Recognised for her particular skill in getting to the heart of complex legal and factual disputes quickly in order to provide clients with commercially focused advice; Fiona specialises in high-value energy and utilities claims. She also has extensive experience in the PFI arena. Her broad practice extends to encompass international arbitration, construction, infrastructure and professional negligence.


Called 1993; Inner Temple.


Fiona is a member of TECBAR, COMBAR, the LCLCBA and the SCL.


Exeter University (1989 LLB Hons); Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (1990 LLM Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Fiona Parkin KCAtkin Chambers  ‘Fiona insists on being on top of all the detail such that her advocacy can be well-structured, targeted and concise. Fiona is happy to take on board challenges and work as part of a team. She will work extremely hard to try and get the best possible result.’

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Fiona Parkin KC – Atkin Chambers ‘Fiona’s advocacy and attention to detail are second-to-none. She is an exceptional member of any team, and brings a high level of intelligence and attention to detail to the case. Her skill in communicating complex legal concepts and arguments is truly impressive.’

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Fiona Parkin KCAtkin Chambers ‘Fiona is a very tenacious litigator and persuasive advocate.’

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Fiona Parkin KCAtkin Chambers ‘Fiona’s skill in communicating complex legal concepts is truly impressive. She has the ability to dive deeply into the details of a case.’

Middle East: The English Bar > Construction

(Leading silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Fiona Parkin KC – Atkin Chambers ‘She is extremely hard working and manages large volumes of detail well. She is good to work with and is supremely well-prepared in advocacy.’

Atkin Chambers is renowned for its proficiency in construction, energy, and infrastructure disputes, notably mixed-use, transportation, and power developments. Chantal-Aimée Doerries KC often handles disputes arising from the development of sizeable infrastructure and industrial facility projects. Andrew White KC, Fiona Parkin KC, and Simon Lofthouse KC act as counsel in arbitrations across the Gulf while David Streatfeild-James KC is experienced in renewable energy and mixed-use construction projects. James Howells KC specialises in contentious power mandates, and Riaz Hussain KC is often instructed by sizeable contractors and developers. Zulfikar Khayum is principally focused on international arbitration, and Samar Abbas’ recent caseload includes transport and water infrastructure projects. Christopher Reid is also a key member of the set.