New QC appointment at Atkin Chambers2nd 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.
Peter specialises in domestic and international litigation and arbitration in the construction, civil engineering, transport, professional negligence and energy and utilities sectors. Throughout his career, he has handled many high profile cases representing governments, private employers, manufacturers, a huge number of contractors and their professional advisers all over the world. He is regularly instructed to advise upon and appear in various jurisdictions including the Commonwealth of the Bahamans, Bermuda, Hong Kong, mainland China, the Middle East including the Sultanate of Oman, California, various countries in Africa and Sweden. He has been called to the Bar of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to conduct a case there in the Supreme Court.
He is well versed in all forms of dispute resolution, acting regularly as arbitrator nominated or appointed by the parties in arbitrations. He also has considerable experience of adjudication, both acting for parties in adjudications, dealing with High Court enforcement and challenging proceedings connected with adjudication awards, and also sitting as an adjudicator.
In addition to this he is an accredited mediator (qualified in 2001) and is an approved member of the specialist Mediation Panel of ADR Chambers Ltd, international mediators, and is also on the Bar Council list of experienced mediators.
He is experienced both as mediator, and acting for parties engaged in mediation. He has a high success rate in terms of achieving compromise and settlement.
He is recommended by the legal directories, Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500, in the fields of Construction, International Arbitration and Professional Negligence.