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Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC

15 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7544 2600
Fax:
Fax 020 7544 2700
DX:
1045 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.keatingchambers.com

Stephen Furst QC

Tel:
Work 020 7544 2600
Email:
Keating Chambers (Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC)

Position

Stephen Furst QC specialises in construction, engineering, energy, shipbuilding and technology related disputes along with professional negligence actions within these specialist areas of expertise.

He acts as an arbitrator on domestic and international arbitrations for bodies including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), DIFC-LCIA and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He is also an accredited adjudicator and mediator of considerable experience and was appointed to the Dispute Resolution Board for the Forth Replacement Bridge.

His recent appointments include disputes concerning the Panama Canal, solar energy projects in Jordan, hydroelectric companies in Madagascar as well as PFI hospital disputes in the UK.  Apart from the technical issues involved, Stephen Furst QC also considers inter-company agreements, guarantees, Letters of Credit and a variety of commercial disputes. He has a significant international practice with arbitrations relating to projects in Russia, Europe, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Korea, Republic of Ireland, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.

Career

Qualified 1975; Middle Temple; QC 1991; bencher Middle Temple 2000; recorder; editor of ‘Construction Law Yearbook’; ‘Keating on Construction Contracts’.

Education

The Edinburgh Academy; St Edmund Hall, Oxford; Leeds University (1972 BA Hons; 1974 LLB Hons).


London Bar

International arbitration: arbitrators

Within: International arbitration: arbitrators – Leading individuals

Stephen Furst QC - Keating ChambersHighly recommended for construction arbitrations.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Stephen Furst QC - Keating ChambersHas a very forceful disposition and is a very assiduous advocate.

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