Robert Evans > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC Offices
15 ESSEX STREET
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Barrister specialising in litigation and arbitration, primarily in the field of building, energy, construction and engineering (including process, mechanical and electrical) in the UK and overseas; clients include international building and engineering contractors and sub-contractors, employers (including many central and local government departments and institutions), architects, engineers, surveyors and insurers; practising arbitrator and adjudicator; CEDR-accredited mediator. Robert has advised on a number of ship building disputes, including those relating to a number of military vessels (destroyer, frigate, submarine and landing craft), marine transmission and propulsion units and a number pleasure craft. In addition, he has a particular interest in yacht and boat design and construction and has sailed at representative level for Great Britain and Hong Kong. He is also trustee of the Tall Ships Youth Trust.
Engineer with civil engineering consultants and contractors in the UK and overseas 1981-89; called 1989, Gray’s Inn; Keating Chambers 1990.
St Edwards School, Oxford; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1981 BA; 1985 MA); MICE 1985; MHKIE 1987; LLB 1988; FCI Arb 1995.
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club; Royal Ocean Racing Club.