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4 New Square
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Roger Stewart QC
Has a broad commercial practice with particular specialisation in international arbitration, insurance and construction as well as professional liability; recently acted in very substantial disputes for and against sovereign states as well as in private law claims. Recent cases include: Costain Ltd & Ors v Bechtel Ltd & Anor  EWHC 1018 (TCC); Beary v Pall Mall Investments  EWCA Civ 415; Multiplex Construction (UK)Ltd v Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd & Anor  EWCA Civ 1372; Kamar v Nightgale & Anor  EWHC 2982(QB); HLB Kidsons v Lloyds Underwriters & Ors  EWHC 2699; Nationwide Building Society v Dunlop Haywards Ltd & Anor  EWHC 1374 (Comm); Cherney v Deripaska  EWHC 965 (Comm); Mirant Asia-Pacific Construction (Hong Kong) Ltd v Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd & Anor  EWHC 918(TCC); Baxendale-Walker v The Law Society  EWCA Civ 233; Fulham Leisure Holdings Ltd v Nicholson Graham Jones  EWCA Civ 84; Cheshire Building Society v Dunlop Haywards (DHL) Ltd & Ors  EWHC 51 (Comm), Mehjoo v Harben Barker,  EWCA Civ 358, Gabriel v Little,  EWCA Civ 1513, Clydesdale Bank v Workman  EWHC 110, Amec v MOD  EWHC 110, Capita v Drivers Jonas  EWCA Civ 1417, Shepherd v Pinsent Masons  EWHC 43, Trigger Litigation  UKSC 14, Hawksford v Stella  EWCA Civ 55, Harrison v Shepherd Homes  EWHC 1811; City & General v Royal & Sun Alliance  EWCA Civ 911.
Qualified 1986; Inner Temple; Bencher 2002; Junior Bench Auditor; publications: general editor of 5 to 7th editions in succession to Sir Rupert Jackson of ‘Jackson and Powell on Professional Negligence’; Silk 2001; Bencher 2002.
COMBAR; PNBA; LCLCBA; TECBAR.
Oundle School; Jesus College, Cambridge (1985 LLM, 1986 MA).
National Liberal Club, Lost Valley Mountaineering Association, Serpentine Swimming Club.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1
4 New Square maintains a strong contractor clientbase and is ‘excellent for construction disputes‘. Roger Stewart QC provides ‘wonderful advocacy‘ for his clients. He is instructed by Sir Robert McAlpine in Sir Robert McAlpine v David Chipperfield Associates and Hoare Lea, a £35m claim by designers and builders in respect of design inadequacies and consequent delays. Ben Patten QC acts for the engineers in Volkerfitzpatrick Ltd v Stewart & Harris Ltd: Keller Ltd v Stewart & Harris Ltd, a dispute in the TCC arising out of alleged defective design and construction of a facility in Bristol.(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2 (IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4 (Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1 (Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 1