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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
Email:
Web:
www.keatingchambers.com

Krista Lee

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

Position

Krista specialises in engineering, construction, and energy disputes. She has a BSc in engineering and enjoys complex technical disputes. She has worked on projects concerning power stations, a gold mine, wind farms, highways, railways, chemical and food processing plants, entertainment venues, factories, hospitals and hotels both in the UK and overseas. As a result she is familiar with the full range of construction contracts, consultancy appointments and partnering agreements. She has particular expertise in NEC3 and FIDIC. Krista regularly acts for professional indemnity insurers in claims against engineers, architects, quantity surveyors and project managers and advises on coverage issues. Krista has conducted trials, applications and sought injunctions in the Technology and Construction Court, Commercial Court and Chancery Division. She is familiar with all forms of ADR and has acted as sole arbitrator in two ICC arbitrations and in a domestic arbitration. As counsel, she has experience of international and domestic arbitration using the ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA and other ad hoc rules.

Career

Called 1996; chartered arbitrator 2007; TECBAR-accredited adjudicator 2007; TECBAR panel of arbitrators 2013.

Languages

German.

Member

Combar; Tecbar; LCIA; Fellow CIArb; ICC; Society of Construction Law; Society for Computers and Law.

Education

University College, Oxford (1995 BA Hons Jurisprudence; 1997 BCL; 2001 MA); Open University (2003 BSc Hons engineering mechanics, materials, thermofluids, heat transfer, inorganic chemistry); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Award Writing Examination; Associated Membership of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Leisure

Art, film, yoga.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading juniors

Krista Lee - Keating ChambersVery incisive manner, forthright at putting forward string opinions, and has excellent judgement.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Krista Lee - Keating ChambersVery thorough.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Construction

Within: Leading juniors

Krista Lee - Keating ChambersShe handles arbitrations for both developers and contractors.

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