Charlie Thompson > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Charlie specialises in construction and engineering, energy and natural resources, related insurance, commercial, PFI and professional negligence disputes, both in the UK and globally. He has experience in relation to a variety of standard form contracts, including FIDIC, NEC and the JCT forms, and dispute resolution forums including adjudication, arbitration and expert determination. Whilst on a Pegasus Scholarship in the Middle East, Charlie worked with the DIFC Courts where was involved in the DIFC Courts of the Future Forum (convened to meet the demands of future litigation) where he drafted the first round of the procedural rules for the Courts Of The Future. Recent reported cases include Zagora Management Ltd & Ors v Zurich Insurance Plc & Ors [2019] EWHC 140, 205 and 257 (TCC) and BDW Trading Limited v Intégral Géotechnique (Wales) Limited [2018] EWHC 1916 (TCC)

Career

Called to the Bar 2012, Barrister at Hardwicke Chambers 2013-2017, Barrister at Keating Chambers 2017 to date

Memberships

COMBAR, SCL, TECBAR, Adjudication Society

Education

BA (Hons) Jurisprudence – University of Oxford, Bar Professional Training Course, Lord Astbury Scholar of the Middle Temple, Pegasus Scholar of the Inns of Court