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Charles Pimlott

Call 2001

“Very calm, considered and logical as an advocate." "His thorough and no-nonsense approach is particularly valued”
(Chambers UK 2018)

Construction & Engineering

Charles cases have involved technical issues in civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering under a wide variety of standard form (notably, JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC) and bespoke contracts, often with large amounts of paperwork and involving difficult expert evidence of a highly scientific nature, and contested oral evidence. His work has ranged from domestic conversions to major infrastructure projects and process plant design. He has experience of arbitration and adjudication and is instructed frequently in relation to applications for the enforcement of adjudication decisions. He is a TECBAR accredited adjudicator.

Selected Cases

  • Acting on behalf of a luxury hotel group in relation its £90 million dispute arising out of the fit-out of the Shard.
  • Acting for a national facilities management company in relation to a £2m adjudication.
  • Acting for a national developer in relation to a substantial dispute concerning the proper interpretation of a cyclical repair and maintenance contract.
  • Acting on behalf of the Employer in relation to a FIDIC dispute adjudication board arising out of the construction of a major sewerage network.
  • Acting on behalf of a developer in relation to a £20M claim arising out of the dismantling of an oil and gas power station.
  • Acting for the contractor in a £20m DIAC Arbitration arising out of the construction of a major hotel in Dubai.
  • Acting for the Employer in relation to a c£100million LCIA Arbitration arising out of an oil and gas project in the Middle East.
  • Acting for the Employer in relation to a £500m DIAC arbitration arising out of a major construction project in Dubai, UAE.
  • Acting on behalf of various defendants in claims arising out of the Buncefield explosion.
  • International Arbitration (seated in Cayman), involving a $120m project insurance dispute arising out of property damage caused to a 5-star hotel following Hurricane Ivan.
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Qualifications


  • MA (Cantab)

Memberships


  • Commercial Bar Association
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group
  • London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Society of Construction Law (UK & Dubai, UAE)
  • Technology & Construction Bar Association

Recommendations


“Very calm, considered and logical as an advocate…His thorough and no-nonsense approach is particularly valued.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“Forthright in his advice, formidable in court and able to deliver within tight timescales.”

Legal 500, 2017

“He’s a great opponent who lets you get away with nothing.”

Chambers UK 2016

“He gets salient points out of witnesses when you think there are none to be had.”

Chambers UK 2016

“He is very highly regarded; he’s always on the money and has a very nice manner in court.”

Chambers UK 2016

“His advocacy works extremely well in the Technology and Construction Court.”

Legal 500 2016

“An intelligent individual who has a great manner towards both clients and tribunals.”

Chambers UK 2015

“Particularly adept at handling highly technical and scientific construction and engineering cases.”

Chambers UK 2014

“Incredibly straightforward and polished.”

Chambers UK 2013

“Very bright and very impressive.”

Chambers UK 2013

“Increasingly active on international mandates, particularly in the Middle East.”

Chambers UK 2012

“A highly effective barrister who thinks things through very well.”

Chambers UK 2011


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