Mr David Johnson > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


David specialises in domestic and international construction, infrastructure, energy, information technology, PFI, professional negligence, private international law and general commercial matters. Recent work has included disputes concerning an international airport (involving multiple separate claims), desalination and wastewater plants, luxury yachts and a £700m national computer network. David appears in the High Court and County Courts on a led and unled basis, and has extensive experience of international & domestic arbitration, adjudication, mediation and pre-action work. He has recently been working on projects in Singapore, the Philippines, Oman, Taiwan and Vietnam and has recently appeared as Junior Counsel in the Court of Appeal on a dispute concerning contractual payment provisions.

David has been instructed by private and public sector employers, insurers, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals. David is familiar with most domestic and international standard form contracts including the JCT suite, FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books, ICE and NEC3, as well as numerous specialist contracts. David is an accredited adjudicator, a contributing editor to Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts and contributes to a regular column in Building Magazine.


MA Oxon (1st Class); BCL Oxon (Distinction); Called 2010 (Middle Temple). Qualified 2010, Middle Temple.


TECBAR (Committee Member); SCL; COMBAR

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

David JohnsonAtkin ChambersHe is able to identify the legal issues and come up with innovative solutions to complex problems in the case. He is not afraid to take on difficult points.