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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

Jonathan Selby QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in construction and engineering disputes (litigation, arbitration and adjudication), professional negligence and other related fields of practice. Jonathan regularly acts in high-value litigation, in particular in the Technology and Construction Court, and has also represented clients in the Court of Appeal and Privy Council. Jonathan is often instructed to act for clients through the adjudication process and to represent clients at mediation. Jonathan is an accredited adjudicator and accepts both party and nominating body appointments. Recent reported cases: Rendlesham Estates PLC & Ors v Barr Ltd [2015] 1 WLR 3663; Hills Contractors & Construction Limited v Struth [2014] 1 WLR 1; West v Ian Finlay & Associates [2014] BLR 324; Stella Willis v Rundell & Associates [2013] 6 Costs LR 924;  Partner Projects Ltd v Corinthian Nominees Ltd [2012] 1 BLR 97.

Career

Called 1999; Gray’s Inn; research assistant company and commercial team, Law Commission 1999-2000; Pupil Keating Chambers 2000-01; Tenant Keating Chambers 2001.

Languages

French, German.

Member

TECBAR; COMBAR; Society of Construction Law; UK Energy Lawyers’ Group; LCLCBA.

Education

Liverpool College; St Catharine’s College, Cambridge (MA Law 1st).

Leisure

Playing football and tennis, cinema, cookery.


London Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – 2018 silks

Jonathan Selby - Keating ChambersHe shows grit and determination and is very good at cross-examination.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – 2018 silks

Jonathan Selby QC - Keating ChambersGreat with clients.

Within: Professional negligence

Keating Chambers is a ‘leading set for construction-related professional negligence cases’ and barristers are ‘always accessible’. Technology cases are also a key area of expertise. Calum Lamont is acting against Adam Constable QC in a £20m dispute relating to a defective glazing system in a commercial property in the City of London. Simon Hargreaves QC is leading Jonathan Selby QC in the ongoing litigation relating to issues with the façade of Selfridges in Birmingham.

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