Stephanie Barwise QC, Omar Eljadi, Dalton Hale and Marie-Claire O’Kane are representing one of two groups of bereaved and survivors […]
31st Oct 2019
He frequently acts as sole counsel, as well as junior counsel as part of larger teams. He has represented and advised clients both domestically and internationally, and has been instructed on various high-value and technically complex disputes, as well as a number of smaller matters. He has experience at all stages of litigation, arbitration and adjudication.
Dalton is currently acting as junior counsel to the largest group of bereaved families, survivors and former residents in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. He is also currently instructed in respect of disputes concerning projects in Panama and Saudi Arabia.
In his first year of practice, Dalton undertook a 5-month secondment at a US law firm, where he became part of the complex commercial litigation team and gained experience in international arbitration. Prior to joining Atkin Chambers, Dalton was the Judicial Assistant to Lady Justice Arden (as she then was) in the Court of Appeal where he worked on numerous high-profile cases spanning a wide range of legal areas including contract, tort, intellectual property, public, EU and human rights law.
Dalton has experience in a range of construction disputes, both domestically and internationally. Recent work includes:
In practice, Dalton has developed experience in a number of energy and utilities matters. Notable examples include:
Dalton has gained experience in statutory adjudication, including enforcement. Examples include:
2015-2016 Judicial Assistant to Lady Justice Arden, Court of Appeal.
2014-2015 BPTC (Very Competent), BPP University.
2014 Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn.
2014 Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn.
2014 BPTC Advocacy Award, BPP University.
2013-2014 BCL, Mansfield College, University of Oxford (Conflict of Laws, Unjust Enrichment, Commercial Remedies and Principles of Civil Procedure).
2013 R G Lawson Prize for Competition Law (top in year), University of Manchester.
2010-2013 LLB, University of Manchester (First Class).
Dalton is a member of TECBAR, COMBAR and the Society of Construction Law.