Atkin Chambers is pleased to announce that Caroline Greenfield and Max Twivy will join as tenants with effect from 19 […]
19th Sep 2019
During pupillage, Max gained experience at all stages of litigation, adjudication and arbitration, encompassing a variety of bespoke and standard form contracts including JCT, NEC and ACE forms, as well as PFI contracts.
Max came to the Bar after finishing his undergraduate History degree at Cambridge University, from which he graduated with a starred double first. At law school, Max ranked first in the country in two consecutive years, on both the law conversion course and the Bar course. Max won first prize in the SCL Hudson Prize 2018, for his essay on the Prevention Principle. His paper has been published in the International Construction Law Review.
Max’s recent instructions have included appearing as sole counsel in the High Court and acting as junior counsel in a major international arbitration.
Max’s recent instructions have included:
As a pupil, Max undertook work across a broad range of construction disputes, including drafting:
Max’s work on energy disputes during his pupillage included drafting:
Max’s professional negligence work as a pupil included drafting:
Max’s adjudication work as a pupil included drafting:
Appeared as sole counsel in the High Court (Insolvency and Companies List), successfully obtaining an interim injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding-up petition against the applicant company, following the service of a statutory demand on the applicant by the respondent.
During pupillage, Max completed work on a number of general commercial matters, including drafting: