Atkin Chambers is pleased to announce that Caroline Greenfield and Max Twivy will join as tenants with effect from 19 […]
19th Sep 2019
Max graduated from Cambridge University with a starred double first in History. He ranked first in the country in two consecutive years at law school, on both the law conversion course and the Bar course. Max won first prize in the SCL Hudson Prize 2018 and has been published in the International Construction Law Review.
Max’s recent instructions have included appearing as sole counsel in the High Court and County Court. As junior counsel, Max is currently being led in a $2 billion international arbitration concerning a major airport in the Middle East, as well as in a High Court TCC claim relating to a large residential development project in London.
Max has advised on a number of matters relating to guarantees and bonds in a construction context, including: valid execution as a deed; lack of consideration; when and how a call on the guarantee/bond can be made.
Max also has experience of PFI work, including drafting: a skeleton argument contesting jurisdiction in a PFI dispute relating to road maintenance; and advice on limitation in a PFI dispute regarding defective cladding.
|2018||SCL Hudson Prize, 1st prize; Times Law Awards, runner-up|
|2017-2018||Bedingfield Scholar, Gray’s Inn|
|2017-2018||Bar Professional Training Course, BPP Law School, Outstanding (ranked 1st in country)|
|2016-2017||Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, Distinction (ranked 1st in country)|
|2013-2016||University of Cambridge, Trinity College, History BA (Hons), Starred Double First
‘The Prevention Principle After North Midland v Cyden Homes: Time for Change?’  International Construction Law Review 375.