Dr Timothy Sampson > Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power) > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power)
Lamb Chambers

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Tim regularly acts in complex construction disputes often with significant technical or expert evidential issues – including adjudications (both under the Scheme for Construction Adjudication and under ad hoc rules) and High Court TCC enforcement proceedings including recent appeals to the Court of Appeal Gosvenor London Ltd v Aygun Aluminium UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2695: [2019] Bus. L.R. [2019] B.L.R. 99; 182 Con. L.R. 38 | [2019]; C.I.L.L. 4249: and Brown & Brown v Complete Building Solutions Ltd. [2016] EWCA Civ 1; [2016] B.L.R. 98; [2016] 164 Con. L.R. 21. Tim also has substantial experience in relation to domestic building disputes, with a particular emphasis on dealing with such cases through mediation or ADR. Tim became head of Lamb Chambers’ construction group in January 2020.

Tim also has a very successful intellectual property practise which  covers all aspects of UK and European intellectual property law (copyrights: Davies v Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club (1986) Ltd [2019] EWHC 1252 (Ch), trademarks and brand rights: Asian Business Publications Ltd v British Asian Achievers Awards Ltd [2019] EWHC 1094 (IPEC), rights in designs and patents) in the High Court (IPEC and chancery division), the UKIPO and the CJEU: Sun Mark Ltd and Bulldog Energy Drink Ltd v Red Bull GmbH – (Court of Justice of the EU – Case C-206/15 P: 2015). His practise also includes conducting complex arbitrations of intellectual property claims under both LCIA and AAA rules. He also advises on and drafts commercial contracts, licensing and franchising agreements, and software licensing agreements.

In addition, Tim also lectures and writes and lectures on all his specialist areas of legal practise and for a number of years has taught on professional training courses run by BPP University.


Year of call 2000




  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society


Westminster School
Durham University (1992 BSc. (Hons) Molecular Biology & Biochemistry)
Cambridge University (1998 PhD Biochemistry)
BPP Law School


Skiing, classical music.