Keating Chambers

Keating Chambers
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Keating Chambers
15 Essex Street
Westminster, Greater London
United Kingdom
Tel: 02075442600
Fax: 02075442700

Tel: 02075442600

About Keating Chambers

Keating Chambers, Westminster, London


Long-time market leader Keating Chambers "continues to blaze a trail in construction law." Ever-present in the leading matters of the day, it houses "the finest barristers and extremely helpful, down-to-earth clerks - it's service with a smile all round."  Solicitors readily recognise the value on offer here, noting that "Keating enhances our business and our reputation with our clients". Over the last year, members have acted in many of the most noteworthy construction cases around, both domestically and worldwide. In all their dealings they have enhanced an already glittering reputation. (Chambers and Partners 2010). In September 2014, Keating Chambers won the title “Construction Set of the Year” at the annual Bar Awards for the eighth time in nine years, by “excelling in both international and domestic construction markets”, in the words of the judges’ citation.

Strength in depth

Keating Chambers has 63 barristers, 27 Queen’s Counsel and 30 Juniors and six door tenants/practising associate members.  This means that assistance is available for construction disputes of every type and size, from a domestic party wall case to a multi-million pound claim in an oil and gas industry project.  As Legal 500 commented in its Directory: “strength across the board is excellent”.

Tradition of excellence

Keating Chambers was named after its Head of Chambers in 1993, Donald Keating QC, author of the leading text-book ‘Keating on Building Contracts’, but has been providing high quality advice and advocacy in construction law for over 50 years.  It has produced a number of eminent judges in that time: Lord Dyson (Master of the Rolls), Sir Anthony May(former President of the Queen’s Bench Division), Sir Patrick Garland (Former judge of the QBD), Sir Vivian Ramsey and Sir Peter Coulson (judges of the TCC).  The combination of traditional legal excellence with innovative commercially-focussed thinking and extensive construction experience explains why barristers from Keating Chambers represent a natural choice for solicitors and clients requiring genuine specialists.

Client care

The need may be for advice on contracts or procurement strategy, advocacy in litigation, arbitration or adjudication or the provision of dispute resolution services as mediator, arbitrator, adjudicator or dispute board member.

Whatever the type of construction matter or dispute, Keating Chambers will almost certainly be able to provide the specialist assistance required.  Looking after clients is a vital part of this process and the clerks’ team is there to provide guidance on the barrister/s best suited to the nature and scale of the case and to maintain responsive contact throughout.

Further Information

For further information on how our members can assist you, please contact CEO/Director of Clerking Declan Redmond in the first instance on +44 20 7544 2600. The teams of Clerks will be pleased to advise you on the member of Keating Chambers appropriate to your requirements.


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