Robert Evans > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers
15 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3AA
England

Position

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.

Career

Engineer with civil engineering consultants and contractors in the UK and overseas 1981-89; called 1989, Gray’s Inn; Keating Chambers 1990.

Memberships

TECBAR; COMBAR.

Education

St Edwards School, Oxford; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (1981 BA; 1985 MA); MICE 1985; MHKIE 1987; LLB 1988; FCI Arb 1995.

Leisure

Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club; Royal Ocean Racing Club.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Robert EvansKeating ChambersRobert is quick to grasp the issues in a dispute and handles clients well.