Lucy Garrett QC > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers


A force of nature” and “extremely bright, hard-working and a good cross-examiner,” Lucy was called to the Bar in 2001 and was made Queen’s Counsel in 2018. She has an impressive specialist practice in construction, engineering, energy and shipbuilding. Her practice includes claims for and against construction professionals in these sectors and project-related issues such as insurance, bonds and guarantees.

She is always in demand for her forceful advocacy, commercial approach and “stellar” intellectual ability, which has led to instructions in a series of high profile, high value disputes. She has extensive experience in the TCC and the Commercial Court in the UK, and in international arbitration including in civil code jurisdictions. She is familiar with international parties and Tribunals. Lucy also advises on and acts in adjudications, from referral stage to enforcement.


Called 2001; Gray’s Inn, Prince of Wales Scholar 2001; pupillage and tenancy at 2 Temple Gardens 2001-04; tenancy Keating Chambers 2004 to date.


TECBAR; COMBAR; Society of Construction Law.


Ryde High School; University of Manchester (1998 BA Hons English Language and 1st class); Metropolitan University of Manchester (2000 PgDL); Inns of Court School of Law (2001 Bar Vocational Course Very Competent).



Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Lucy Garrett QCKeating ChambersA specialist and growing construction practice.

London Bar > Energy

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Lucy Garrett QCKeating ChambersA highly regarded new silk in construction, energy and shipbuilding matters.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Lucy Garrett QCKeating ChambersThe clients love her and her work is always first class.

London Bar > Professional negligence

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Lucy Garrett QCKeating ChambersShe is a star of the future.