Simon Lofthouse QCBarrister at ATKIN CHAMBERS
Simon Lofthouse is widely-recognised as a leading domestic and international lawyer with particular expertise in construction, energy, natural resources and professional negligence. As in previous years, Simon is highly recommended in these fields by the leading legal directories, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, both in their UK editions and those published internationally. He is highlighted as “ferociously intelligent, an absolutely formidable advocate” and noted as being “excellent legally, technically and commercially” (Chambers and Partners). His practice covers international and domestic arbitration and litigation acting for governments, corporations and professionals. The range of disputes frequently involves engineering or construction projects, transport, professional negligence, information technology, process or energy projects. He is particularly experienced in the presentation and conduct of complex cases, especially those involving delay analysis, contractual interpretation, allegations of professional negligence issues including defective design, expert determinations and final accounts or disputed technical issues (including fraud). He is familiar with international and domestic forms including FIDIC.