Mr Dalton Hale > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Dalton has been described by clients as “knowledgeable, thorough, proactive and original in approach” and “an effective advocate” with “great attention to detail”. He has a broad practice covering all areas of Chambers’ work, including construction, engineering, infrastructure, energy and utilities and technology. He frequently acts as sole counsel, as well as junior counsel as part of larger teams.

He has represented and advised clients both domestically and internationally and has been instructed on various high-value and technically complex disputes, as well as a number of smaller matters. He has experience at all stages of litigation, arbitration and adjudication.

Dalton has recently been led in multiple high value arbitrations including a delay and termination dispute concerning a major infrastructure (rail) project in the Middle East and a delay and disruption dispute in respect of a large domestic biomass power station. He also acts as junior counsel to the largest group of bereaved families, survivors and former residents in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.


Dalton is a member of TECBAR, COMBAR and the Society of Construction Law (SCL).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Rising stars)Ranked: Tier 1

Dalton Hale Atkin Chambers ‘Dalton’s technical ability is extremely good and his commitment to finding creative ways to deal with difficult issues is also a key strength. He is a safe pair of hands that can be trusted with complex claims.’