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4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC)
4 Pump Court
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Barrister with a practice in construction and technology cases, professional negligence, financial services, other public law and disciplinary work, and other property-related and commercial cases. He has appeared in 50 reported cases including: Jawaby v Interiors Group [2016] BLR 328 (payment notice validity); AB v CD Ltd [2013] 1 BLR 435 (enforceability of agreement after a mediation); Mears v Shoreline [2013] 1 BLR 393 (Court of Appeal: whether entire agreement clause eliminates estoppel); Mon Tresor v Ministry of Housing [2008] 3 EGLR 13 (Privy Council: compulsory purchase valuation).


Called to the Bar 1973; QC 1995; bencher of Middle Temple 2004. Chairman of editorial board of ‘Counsel’, journal of the Bar of England and Wales 1990-94. Publications: co-editor ‘Butterworths Professional Negligence Service’; editor ‘Architects Legal Handbook’; co-author ‘The Law of Defective Premises’. Member of the Government Commission on a UK Bill of Rights.


Moderate French


Technology and Construction Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; vice-chairman Bar Council IT Panel 2000-03.


St Benedict’s School, Ealing; Lincoln College, Oxford (MA); Middle Temple – Harmsworth Exhibition.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

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