Chambers would like to congratulate James Howells on his appointment to Queen’s Counsel. The ceremony will take place at the Palace of Westminster on Monday 14th April 2014.
James practices across a broad range of disputes in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and all methods of alternative dispute resolution. He has particular experience in energy and power related disputes and information technology disputes.
Much of his work is international in nature and throughout his career he has advised on disputes in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, Australia and across Asia. James has wide experience in advisory, preparatory and advocacy work for international arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution (using ICC Rules and other recognised arbitration rules such as UNCITRAL, LCIA and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce as well as ad hoc arbitration).
His experience of domestic disputes covers a wide range of technical disputes from construction and engineering to energy and power to telecommunications and computer systems and software. James has experience of all major (and many of the lesser used) construction and engineering standard forms of contract.
He is recognised as a leading junior by the legal directories, Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500, in the fields of, Construction, International Arbitration, Information Technology and Professional Negligence. He is also listed as a ‘Top 100 Junior at the UK Bar’ in Chambers and Partners inaugural edition of the publication.