25 Oct 2023: Talk on cladding on high rise buildings – an update for arbitrators and adjudicators
Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE will chair a discussion with Omar Eljadi and Dalton Hale of Atkin Chambers on “cladding […]
Members have an international reputation as specialist advocates and experts in all forms of dispute resolution in their chosen practice areas.
We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him. He is one of our go to barristers at Atkin Chambers.
Clients describe Dalton as “knowledgeable, thorough, proactive and original in approach” and “an effective advocate” with “great attention to detail”. He has a broad practice covering all areas of Chambers’ work, including construction, engineering, infrastructure, energy and utilities, and technology.
He frequently acts as sole counsel, as well as junior counsel as part of larger teams. He represents and advises clients both domestically and internationally and is instructed on various high-value and technically complex disputes, as well as on a number of smaller matters. He is experienced in 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 instructed in respect of disputes concerning projects in the UK, Middle East, and Americas.
Dalton has experience in a range of construction disputes, both domestically and internationally. Recent work includes:
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:
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.
During 2015-2016 Dalton was Judicial Assistant to Lady Justice Arden, Court of Appeal.
“Dalton’s technical ability is extremely good and his commitment to finding creative ways to deal with difficult issues is also a key strength. He is a safe pair of hands that can be trusted with complex claims.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2023