Construction & engineering

Construction & engineering overview

Gatehouse Chambers is “an amazing chambers with gifted barristers” (Legal 500).  The team recently won the Construction Junior of the Year both at the Legal 500 Awards (David Pliener) and Chambers Bar Awards (Catherine Piercy).  It has also previously won the Legal 500 ‘Construction & Energy set of the year.

Recommended as a leading construction chambers by both Chambers UK and Legal 500, Gatehouse Chambers has built a reputation as “a very commercial and forward-thinking” (Legal 500) set whose Construction Team “understands modern commercial realities and treat solicitors like valued clients” (Legal 500). The Construction Team has specialist Construction, Energy and Engineering barristers with a domestic and international practice that sees them advising on complex engineering and infrastructure disputes around the world. Specialist legal expertise and over 40 years of experience mean that practitioners are ideally placed to identify and address legal issues as well as avoid, manage, and resolve disputes.

With the third edition of Construction All Risks Insurance and the companion book Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance, the Construction Team has established its reputation as a market leader in Engineering, Energy and Insurance related disputes – “a burgeoning construction chambers with noted strength in insurance-related construction disputes” (Chambers UK).  Team members are also at the forefront of effective dispute management with their participation in the development of the new Construction and Engineering Pre-action Protocol, and publication of E-Disclosure: Law and Practice.

The Gatehouse Chambers construction team take part in various events both at Gatehouse Chambers and for external providers throughout the year. This includes a J2J series of construction seminars aimed specifically at less experienced practitioners.

 

Recognition

“A destination set for construction disputes”Chambers UK
“Out on their own for construction and insurance matters”Chambers UK
“Forward-thinking Hardwicke has been involved in a variety of construction disputes, with a particular growth in instructions relating to cladding defects”Chambers UK
“Exceptional performers”Chambers UK
“A notable reputation for handling construction law disputes”Chambers UK

News

Gatehouse Chambers goes live and moves premises!

19/07/2021

Hardwicke Chambers to become Gatehouse Chambers

15/06/2021

Third edition of Construction All Risks Insurance now published

07/06/2021

Termination – where did it all go wrong?

26/05/2021

The Court of Appeal gives guidance on s36 Limitation Act 1980: HMRC v IGE USA Investments & Ors

26/04/2021

Articles

Hardwicke Chambers to become Gatehouse Chambers

15/06/2021

Termination – where did it all go wrong?

26/05/2021

The Court of Appeal gives guidance on s36 Limitation Act 1980: HMRC v IGE USA Investments & Ors

26/04/2021

The sun shines for Wirsol Energy: guidance on the circumstances in which waiver can be given in a commercial contract

15/04/2021

Witness statement reforms – what to note and why not to worry

31/03/2021

Videos

Construction Experts & Expert Witnesses – Why Pay for a Point of View?

15/12/2020

Adjudication in a Covid-19 context

24/06/2020

Let’s be professional about this

12/02/2020

Pupillage at Hardwicke

28/01/2020

Adjudication of construction professional negligence claims

29/08/2019

Books

Electronic Disclosure Law & Practice

17/05/2019

Construction Contractual Handbook

28/01/2019

Insurance Broking Practice & the Law

28/01/2019

Emden’s Construction Law

28/01/2019

Construction All Risks Insurance

28/01/2019