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Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC

15 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
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Robert Gaitskell QC

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Keating Chambers (Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC)

Position

Dr Robert Gaitskell QC practises from Keating Chambers specialising in engineering and construction disputes, often of an international nature. Robert Gaitskell predominantly acts as an arbitrator, adjudicator, dispute board member and mediator. He is both a lawyer and a professional engineer. He is the editor of ‘The Keating Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook’ (3rd edition) 2016; and a former vice-president of the IEE/ IET (Europe’s biggest professional engineering institution). He is a member of the Singapore National Electricity Market Dispute Resolution and Compensation Panel. Dr Gaitskell is the chairman of a dispute board for a €20bn nuclear energy project (the world’s biggest energy project). Dr Gaitskell is currently acting as chairman or member of various ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SIAC, IAMA, EDF, DIAC, Dubai RTA and other arbitral tribunals, dealing with matters such as oil and gas installations and pipelines, power stations, oil and gas plants, petro-chemical works, and other complex engineering and process projects. Simply as an example, he is a member of the arbitral tribunal on a very substantial Central American canal project dispute. In addition to his practice at the Bar, Robert Gaitskell is a chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and is a former Senator of the Engineering Council. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Robert Gaitskell writes extensively and lectures throughout the world on legal/engineering subjects, including for the ICC and SIAC.

Career

Qualified engineer 1971; barrister 1978; Gray’s Inn; QC 1994; recorder (part-time judge) 2000-2010.

Languages

English

Member

TECBAR; COMBAR; LCLCBA, SCA, SCL, HKIA, SIAC, IBA.

Education

KCL (PhD); BSc Engineering; Barrister, FIET; FIMechE; CEng; FCIArb; AKC.

Leisure

Worshipful Company of Arbitrators – Court of Assistants; Worshipful Company of Engineers.


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