Atkin Chambers Barristers
06 Nov 2012
Many congratulations to Nicholas Dennys QC on winning the Construction Silk of the Year at the 2012 Annual Chambers Bar Awards.
10 Oct 2012
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC participated in a Moot Session at the ABA's Fourth Annual Conference in Moscow on 21st September 2012
15 Sep 2012
The members of Atkin Chambers are delighted to announce the appointment of Geoff Smith as Chief Executive to Chambers.
12 Sep 2012
Chambers are delighted that Felicity Dynes has accepted an offer of tenancy, following successful completion of her pupillage. She is a member of Chambers with immediate effect.
02 Jul 2012
His Honour Humphrey LLoyd QC has been elevated to be an Honorary Professor by Queen Mary, University of London in recognition of his services to the Centre for Commercial Law Studies and the School of International Arbitration.
11 Jun 2012
Professor Doug Jones was honoured with Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2012 for distinguished service to the law as a leader in the areas of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, to policy reform, and to national and international professional organisations.
20 Apr 2012
A number of barristers from Atkin Chambers are speaking at an event in Dubai to celebrate the publication of Hudson on Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th edition and the supplement to this edition.
19 Apr 2012
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC spoke in Singapore on 27th March at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre for the Bar Council on Effective Arbitration for the 21st Century - Perspectives from Singapore and English Counsel. The seminar was also rolled out by the Bar Council in Korea on 29th March 2012, covering similar subject matter to the Singapore event. Chantal chaired the session in Seoul.
07 Mar 2012
The members of Atkin Chambers are delighted that Frances Pigott has joined Atkin Chambers as a tenant with immediate effect. She joins from St Philip's Chambers.
29 Feb 2012
Chambers would like to congratulate Dominique Rawley and Steven Walker on their appointment to Queen's Counsel. The ceremony will take place at the Palace of Westminster on Friday 30th March 2012.
12 Jan 2012
Atkin Chambers is delighted to announce that Rashda Rana is becoming a door tenant with effect from February 2012. She will divide her time between Wentworth Chambers in Sydney and Atkin Chambers in London specialising in commercial arbitration. She began her career as a barrister at Atkin Chambers more than 20 years ago.
08 Jan 2012
The members of Atkin Chambers are delighted to announce the publication of Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts, First Supplement to 12th Edition.
08 Dec 2011
The members of Atkin Chambers are delighted that David Johnson has accepted an offer of tenancy, following completion of his pupillage. He is a member of chambers with immediate effect.
01 Nov 2011
A number of barristers from Atkin Chambers are speaking at a Thomson Reuters hosted event in Trinidad to celebrate the publication of Hudson on Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th edition.
01 Nov 2011
Many congratulations to Andrew White QC on winning the Construction Silk of the Year at the 2011 Annual Chambers Bar Awards held in the London Hilton, Park Lane.
12 Oct 2011
A number of barristers from Atkin Chambers are speaking at a Thomson Reuters hosted event to celebrate the publication of Hudson on Building and Engineering Contracts, 12th edition.
15 Sep 2011
Andrew White QC has been elected as Atkin Chambers’ next Head of Chambers. He takes over from Nicholas Dennys QC on 15th September 2011 and will hold the appointment for five years.
15 Sep 2011
Andrew White QC and Chris Lewis have been short listed at the Chambers Bar Awards 2011 as Silk of the Year and Junior of the Year in the category of Construction. The set has been short listed as Set of the Year for Construction.
05 Jul 2011
Simon Lofthouse QC was invited to speak on 28th June 2011 on International Arbitration as part of the English Law Week at the British Embassy in Moscow.
14 Jun 2011
Her Honour Frances Kirkham was honoured with a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2011 for Services to the Legal Profession and to the Administration of Justice.
08 Apr 2011
Mark Raeside QC, Nicholas Baatz QC and Robert Clay presented at the Kings College Construction Law Association and Sweet and Maxwell Annual Lecture on 7th April. The lecture covered the developments in the law relating to construction discovered when putting together the New Edition of Hudson.
06 Mar 2011
Chambers would like to congratulate Fiona Parkin on her appointment to Queen's Counsel. The ceremony will take place at the Palace of Westminster on Thursday 7th April 2011.
05 Mar 2011
Chambers are delighted that Omar Eljadi has accepted an offer of tenancy, following completion of his pupillage. He is a member of Chambers with immediate effect.
21 Jan 2011
The members of Atkin Chambers are delighted to announce that, as from the 1st March 2011, Her Honour Frances Kirkham joined Atkin Chambers as a door tenant.
08 Dec 2010
Chantal Aimee Doerries QC reviews the international opportunities open to The Bar in an article for Legal Week.
08 Dec 2010
Simon Lofthouse QC has been appointed Board Member of the Bar Standards Board and Chair of the Complaints Committee of the Bar Standards Board with effect from 1 January 2011.
26 Nov 2010
Chantal Aimee Doerries QC, who is Chair of TECBAR, and Andrew Goddard QC are both speaking at the Society of Construction Law's third biennial International Construction Law Conference in Hong Kong in December 2010.
23 Oct 2010
Atkin Chambers was delighted to host their 5th Annual Concert in aid of the Bar Pro Bono Unit on 13th October 2010.
03 Oct 2010
Atkin Chambers was awarded Construction Set of the Year 2010 and David Streatfeild-James QC won Construction Silk of the Year at the sixth Annual Bar Awards.
02 Sep 2010
Atkin Chambers is sponsoring the 2nd Caribbean Public Procurement Conference in October 2010. Andrew Goddard QC is making a presentation.
25 Jul 2010
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC has been elected Chairman of TECBAR with effect from 15th July 2010 for the next three years.
22 Jul 2010
Andrew Goddard QC is speaking at the Third National Procurement forum hosted by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) in Abuja, Nigeria between the 26th and 27th of July, 2010.
30 May 2010
One of Atkin Chambers’ door tenants, Doug Jones AM, has been appointed by the London Court of International Arbitration's (LCIA) Board of Directors to serve a five year term on the LCIA Arbitration Court.
07 Apr 2010
Atkin Chambers are delighted that Edmund Neuberger has accepted an offer of tenancy.
01 Mar 2010
Chambers would like to congratulate Manus McMullan on his appointment to Queen's Counsel. The ceremony took place at the Palace of Westminster on Monday 22nd March 2010.
06 Feb 2010
David Streatfeild-James QC is presenting to the Society of Construction Law in Singapore on the role of independent certifiers and to the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators in Kuala Lumpur on dispute resolution.
01 Feb 2010
Martin Bowdery QC and Simon Lofthouse QC are co-hosting the session on the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards at the FIDIC Middle East Contract Users Conference in Abu Dhabi on 24th and 25th February 2010. Simon Lofthouse is also speaking at the Society of Construction Law (Gulf) in Dubai on 28th February 2010.
20 Jan 2010
Nicholas Baatz QC is presenting at the Society for Construction Law in Birmingham on 25th February 2010 on 'Contract Interpretation: A New Approach'.
16 Dec 2009
Peter Land has been appointed to the Society for Computers and Law Media Board.
05 Dec 2009
Sir Thayne Forbes, door tenant at Atkin Chambers, has been announced by Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth as Chairman of the Al Sweady public inquiry. Jonathan Acton Davis QC has been appointed as Counsel to the inquiry.
01 Dec 2009
Nicholas Dennys QC is to co-host a session with Richard Appuhn, civil engineer and member of FIDIC Subcontract Task Group, at the FIDIC International Contract Users Conference on 2nd and 3rd December in the Grand Connaught Rooms, London.
04 Oct 2009
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, in her role as co-chair of the Forum for Barristers and Advocates, is co-chairing, together with Kaj Hobér of Mannheimer Swartling, a session at the Annual IBA Meeting in Madrid (4 to 9 October 2009)
02 Oct 2009
Many congratulations to Manus McMullan on winning the Construction Junior of the Year at the 2009 Chambers Bar Awards. This is the third year that he has won the award.
15 Jul 2009
Atkin Chambers' door tenant, His Honour Humphrey Lloyd QC, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Leeds Metropolitan University as part of the Summer Graduation celebrations.
25 May 2009
Jonathan Acton Davis QC successfully represented DEFRA when a mediator applied to set aside a witness summons to attend trial to give evidence about a mediation.
29 Apr 2009
Professor Doug Jones AM was the Chair and a Panelist of a session on Best Practices in Infrastructure Projects at the IBA Project Finance Conference in Washington, USA held on 22-24 April 2009.
02 Mar 2009
Chambers would like to congratulate Peter Fraser on his appointment to Queen's Counsel. The ceremony will take place at the Palace of Westminster on Monday 30th March 2009.
02 Mar 2009
Sir Thayne Forbes has joined Atkin Chambers as a door tenant following his retirement from the High Court and will be accepting arbitration and other ADR appointments.
02 Mar 2009
Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC has been selected by the Lawyer in its "Hot 100" list 2009 in the litigation section.
11 Nov 2008
We are pleased to announce our continued support for the Bar Pro Bono Unit with the third annual concert: "The Hilliard Ensemble" on Tuesday 11th November 2008 at 7pm, Gray's Inn Hall. For details, or to purchase a ticket, please contact Natasha Willicombe (020 7404 0102 firstname.lastname@example.org ).
01 Nov 2008
Many congratulations to Manus McMullan on winning the Construction Junior of the Year at the 2008 Chambers Bar Awards. David Streatfeild-James QC was nominated as Construction Silk of the year and Nicholas Dennys QC was nominated as Information Technology Silk of the year.
01 Oct 2008
His Honour Humphrey LLoyd QC has joined the JAMS Global Engineering and Construction Group.
01 Oct 2008
Colin Reese QC and Delia Dumaresq have been appointed to the CEDR Construction Adjudication Panel.
01 Sep 2008
Chambers are delighted that Peter Land and Zulfikar Khayum have accepted offers of tenancy. Following completion of their pupillage, they will both become members of Chambers on 17 September 2008.
30 Mar 2008
Chantal-Aimée Doerries has been appointed as Queen's Counsel.