Miss Katie Powell > Atkin Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Atkin Chambers
1, Atkin Building, Gray's Inn


Katie Powell specialises in commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on construction, professional liability and insurance disputes.

Clients have recognised her as “an absolute star, with sharp intellect and an amazing work ethic” and she wins “universal praise”. She has a formidable reputation both on paper and on her feet, being described as an “outstanding construction and construction related junior”, as “unfailingly charming, super bright, incredibly hard-working and highly competitive;” “very tough and persuasive, and incredibly good in court”; “pure class: super-clever and down to earth”, “phenomenally bright” and as being “simply brilliant and passionate about everything she does”.

Katie is confident in conducting all major forms of dispute resolution on both a led and an unled basis. She has substantial experience in large litigation, arbitrations, adjudications and appeals, and is frequently instructed in place of silks.


Magdalen College, Oxford (PPE, 2003); City University (Diploma in Law, 2004); Called 2005.

Katie is the current editor of the insurance section in Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts.


Katie is a member of COMBAR, SCL, TECBAR and PNBA.

Lawyer Rankings

Middle East: The English Bar > Construction

(Leading juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Katie PowellAtkin Chambers ‘An absolute star and someone you always want on your team. Sharp, detail-orientated and a real client favourite.’

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Katie Powell Atkin Chambers ‘An impressive ability to communicate complex legal concepts to clients. She has a keen eye for detail, which she leverages to develop winning strategies for the most challenging issues in the case.’

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Katie PowellAtkin Chambers