Mr Marc Lixenberg > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Confirming his status as a “respected junior”, Marc is a leading junior construction barrister, whose “attention to detail and quality written work elicit praise from market observers”. Clients note the breadth of his practice, which is “active in high-value construction disputes in a range of sectors, representing clients on both the domestic and international stage.” The international scope of this recent work includes instructions arising out of disputes in Hong Kong, Thailand, Dubai and Qatar. Instructing solicitors value Marc’s ability to perform as a “team player” who “works hard on detailed technical matters”, singling out his “good eye” and “excellent” drafting. “Very capable intellectually”, he possesses “an exceptional work ethic.”

Marc specialises in the fields of construction, engineering, infrastructure, energy, information technology, professional negligence and general commercial arbitration. Described by clients as “a good advocate, and very proactive”, Marc has significant experience of High Court and appellate litigation, and arbitration, both as sole counsel and as junior counsel on large trials. He has built up considerable expertise in drafting pleadings, adjudication enforcement proceedings, preliminary hearings, advising on tactics, settling witness statements and expert reports, as well as fighting trials.

Marc’s advocacy is always sensitive to situation and audience, whether in the context of a court hearing, arbitration, mediation, adjudication or simply seeking to persuade through correspondence. “Committed and attentive to detail”, Marc is skilled at analysing large quantities of information and documentation. He has a keen eye for legal and technical complexities, while also maintaining a commercial overview and offering practical advice. Marc is one of the editors of the Building Law Reports, widely recognised as the leading set of law reports for the construction industry.


Called 2005, Gray’s Inn.


He has a good working knowledge of French.


Marc is a member of COMBAR, SCL and TECBAR.


Educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (MA, 1st Class) and Harvard Law School (LLM)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Marc Lixenberg Atkin Chambers ‘Marc is a very diligent and responsive barrister who is able to process and analyse the facts in the most complex technical disputes in a clear and concise way. Great attention to detail and truly excellent drafting.’

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Marc LixenbergAtkin ChambersVery responsive, clear advice which is well articulated.’