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Edmund Neuberger specialises in international and domestic construction, engineering and infrastructure projects, professional negligence, and insurance disputes. Edmund acts in domestic litigation (including the Court of Appeal), international arbitration and sits as an adjudicator. His background in engineering and information technology provides a solid grounding for the more detailed and technically complex areas of dispute.
He is regularly instructed on a wide range of disputes relating to substantial infrastructure projects both domestically and internationally. Recent examples concern the delivery of a very large logistics hub in Oman, an oil and gas dispute in West Africa, the design and construction of a number of blocks of luxury residential apartments in Asia, the construction of a 1050MW coal fired power station in Asia, the design and construction of a major luxury residential development in central London, numerous cladding cases, and a substantial dispute under a term partnering agreement.
Recommended as a leading junior in the most recent editions of the leading legal directories, clients praise Edmund’s “quickness in picking up points and commercial approach” and his “superb analytical skills.”
Edmund is familiar with standard form engineering contracts (including JCT, NEC, FIDIC and GC/Works) having been instructed by both contractors and employers in a number of international and domestic disputes. Recent instructions include:
Edmund has advised and acted in a number of professional negligence claims against lawyers, architects and other construction professionals. Edmund has also advised architects and other construction professionals on aspects of professional indemnity insurance. Recent examples include:
Edmund’s experience in this area is particularly in relation to the construction of power plants and industrial sites. Recent instructions include:
Edmund has undertaken work of a highly technical nature, including in relation to complex multinational license agreements for substantial commercial software and agreements for the provision of programming services. Edmund is familiar with the technical demands of IT and Telecommunications disputes from his background as an engineer. Recent work includes:
North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd  EWCA Civ 1744,  7 WLUK 698,  BLR 565 and  CILL 4189
Carillion Construction Ltd v Woods Bagot Europe Ltd, AECOM Ltd, EMCOR Engineering Services Ltd and EMCOR (UK) Limited  EWCA Civ 65 and  EWHC 905,  BLR 382,  CILL 3833,  All ER (D) 11 (May).
LXB RP (Crown Road) Ltd v Squibb Group Ltd  EWHC 2669
J Murphy & Sons Ltd v W Maher & Sons Ltd  EWHC 1148,  All ER (D) 176 (May).
CSK Electrical Contractors Ltd v Kingwood Electrical Services Ltd  EWHC 667,  All ER (D) 167 (Mar)
Lovell Partnerships Limited and Connaught Partnerships Limited v Merton Priory Homes  EWHC 1615 and  EWHC 1800,  BLR 541,  CILL 3521,  Bus LR 954 and  All ER (D) 189 (Jul).
AB v CD  EWHC 1376,  BLR 435
2008: Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn)
2007-2008: BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
Awarded the Lord Denning Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn
2006-2007: CPE, City University
Awarded the Lord Haldane Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn
2002-2006: MEng (Hons), University of Oxford, Christ Church
Masters in Engineering Science including specialist options in civil engineering, biochemical engineering. Thesis on “Finding fiducials in MRI and PET images” written in collaboration with Siemens Molecular Imaging.
Edmund is a member of the SCL, COMBAR, TECBAR and LCLBA. Edmund also regularly sits as an adjudicator and is a member of the CEDR and TECBAR panels.
“Edmund has a good authoritative presence, and is highly skilled and commercially astute.”
“He demonstrates an incredible level of attention to detail, and he’s a machine in the way he can process and return information within tight deadlines.”
“He is quick, user-friendly and a pleasure to work with.”
Construction, Chambers UK Bar 2023
“Edmund is extremely composed under pressure and pragmatic. He is able to absorb and analyse highly complex construction delay claims and make the most of the factual and expert evidence.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2023
“Edmund is a considered operator and strong at drafting.”
Professional Negligence, The Legal 500 2023
“Impressive barrister and a safe pair of hands with a bright spark.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2022
“A quick and thorough mind able to work well with clients and solicitors. Easy to use and very helpful.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2022
“He punches above his weight and works well with silks. He impresses with his willingness to roll up his sleeves, quickness in picking up points and commercial approach.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2021
“Edmund is a quality option. He works hard and is very responsive, and he is always on hand to talk through difficult issues. He effortlessly works with a broader team and gets on with the job. He is a strong choice.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2021
“He grapples with the detail well”
Professional Negligence, The Legal 500 2021
“Edmund is a terrific draftsman with an unnerving ability to get straight to the heart of a problem.” “Puts in tremendous hours and is extremely thorough. He is destined to become a silk.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar and Global 2020
“Responsive and approachable with superb analytical skills.”
Construction, The Legal 500 2020
“He grapples with the detail well.”
Professional Negligence, The Legal 500 2020
“Really talented barrister and a safe pair of hands who won’t let you down.”
“His pleadings are thorough and well drafted, and he is a calm and reassuring presence for clients.”
Construction, Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2019