Tom Coulson > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers
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Tom Coulson was called to the Bar in 2014. He became a tenant at Keating Chambers, following the successful completion of his pupillage, in September 2015.

Tom is familiar with a wide range of contract types, including the various JCT and NEC forms, the RIBA standard forms of appointment, as well as bespoke construction contracts and PFI/PPP agreements. He has represented his clients in court, both at an interlocutory stage and at trial. During his time in Chambers he has also gained experience of the resolution of disputes by arbitration, adjudication, and mediation.

Tom accepts instructions to advise, represent clients, and draft pleadings in relation to a broad range of commercial law matters, with a particular emphasis upon construction and engineering, professional negligence, and public procurement disputes.


Called to the Bar 2014, Pupil – Keating Chambers 2014-2015, Tenant – Keating Chambers 2015


BA Modern History (Double First) – St Peter’s College, Oxford 2008-2011, MSt in Modern British and European History – St Peter’s College, Oxford (Distinction) 2011-2012, Graduate Diploma in Law – City University (Distinction) 2012-2013, Bar Professional Training Course – City University (Outstanding, 4th in year) 2013-2014


Tom retains a strong interest in history of all types and periods and also enjoys playing Sunday league football.