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Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers


Construction, engineering and related professional negligence. William has a busy specialist practice in of all aspects of construction, engineering, energy and PFI disputes including claims relating to payment, defects, delay and disruption and professional negligence. William regularly appears in the Technology and Construction Court, where he has a wide experience of both trials and interim applications. William also has a broad international practice having been involved in arbitration claims relating to projects in the Middle East, Africa, Singapore and Russia. Recent reported cases: Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Ltd v Grove Developments Ltd 168 Con LR 1, [2017] 1 WLR 1893, [2017] BLR 1, [2017] WLR 1893, [2017] Bus LR 824, [2017] 1 All ER (Comm) 729, [2016] EWCA Civ 990, [2016] WLR(D) 522;Caledonian Modular Ltd v Mar City Developments Ltd [2015] EWHC 1855 (TCC) [2015] TCLR 6, [2015] BLR 694, 160 Con LR 42; Cockell (t/a Cockell Building Services) v Holton (No 2) [2015] EWHC 1117 (TCC); Cockell (t/a Cockell Building Services) v Holton [2015] EWHC 459 (TCC), [2015] 2 Costs LR 393;Arcadis UK Ltd v May and Baker (t/a Sanofi) [2013] EWHC 87 (TCC); FG Skerritt Ltd v Caledonian Building Systems Ltd [2013] EWHC 1898 (TCC); Hunt & Ors v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd & Ors [2013] EWHC 681 (TCC); True Fix Construction Ltd v Apollo Property Services Group Ltd [2013] EWHC 2524 (TCC).


Called 2005; Lincoln’s Inn.


TECBAR; Society of Construction Law; COMBAR.


King Edward’s School, Birmingham; Trinity College, Cambridge (2002 BA); University of Virginia (2003 LLM); St Catherine’s College, Oxford (2004 BCL); Inns of Court School of Law (2005 BVC).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

William Webb –Keating Chambers β€˜β€˜An excellent barrister who gives clear, succinct advice. ’