Alan Steynor > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers


Barrister specialising in building and engineering disputes including arbitrations; also property work, including landlord and tenant. He regularly handles cases in the High Court, both in the Queen’s Bench Division and the Technology and Construction Court, in London and in centres such as Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Cardiff. As a part time County Court judge, he has up-to-date experience in trying civil cases involving construction and property law claims, breaches of contract, negligence and statutory duty, and the sometimes surprising operation of the Civil Procedure Rules, including case management. Alan has substantial experience of arbitration proceedings at all stages, both in the UK and overseas, including appeals against arbitrators’ awards and court proceedings relating to arbitrations, including the removal of arbitrators and the resolution of procedural disputes. In addition to construction matters, Alan Steynor has had considerable experience over more than 25 years of commercial property work in areas such as landlord and tenant law, dilapidations claims, retail property law and conveyancing, highways and planning, boundary and party wall disputes.


Qualified 1975; Gray’s Inn; assistant recorder 1991; recorder 1996; TECBAR-accredited adjudicator 1996; public access training 2006.


Good working knowledge French.


COMBAR; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; TECBAR; LCLCBA; Society of Construction Law; Law Society panel of arbitrators (2006).


Brentwood School; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (1967 BA; 1971 MA); FCIArb (1992).