Ella Rutter and Caspar Ramsay to join Atkin Chambers as tenants
Atkin Chambers is pleased to announce that Ella Rutter and Caspar Ramsay will join as tenants with effect from Monday 12 […]
5th Sep 2022
Members have an international reputation as specialist advocates and experts in all forms of dispute resolution in their chosen practice areas.
Caspar Ramsay is a junior tenant at Atkin Chambers whose practice encompasses all of Chambers’ core specialisms, including construction, engineering and infrastructure, energy and utilities, and technology.
Caspar’s recent instructions include acting as sole counsel in a c.£1 million dispute concerning alleged defects in a professional football pitch and as junior counsel in a c.£100 million dispute arising out of a prominent redevelopment project in London. Caspar has also acted as junior counsel in multiple disputes concerning alleged fire safety defects.
His work has involved a broad range of bespoke and standard form contracts including JCT, NEC, FIDIC and ACE standard forms, and he has gained experience at all stages of litigation, adjudication and arbitration.
Caspar holds a double first in Politics and International Relations and an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge. He received distinctions for his performance on both the GDL and the Bar Vocational Studies course at City, University of London. He has been awarded eleven scholarships and awards for his academic studies.
Caspar has drafted numerous advices, pleadings and skeleton arguments for technically complex disputes, ranging from large projects to residential works contracts. He has gained particular experience in claims for cladding and fire-stopping issues discovered since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. He is familiar with all standard forms as well as bespoke contracts. Recent work includes:
Caspar’s energy and natural resources experience includes:
Caspar has developed experience in a number of international arbitrations and adjudications, including:
Caspar has experience in a range of commercial disputes, including:
City, University of London
2020-2021 BVS (Distinction)
2019-2020 GDL (Distinction)
Jesus College, University of Cambridge
2019 MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History
2015-18 BA Hons in Politics and International Relations (Double First)
Caspar represented the University of Cambridge at rugby league and rugby union. He was the captain of Jesus College Rugby Football Club and continues to play football and cricket.
Caspar speaks conversational Spanish and Portuguese.