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Kim Franklin QC

Call 1984 • QC 2016

"She has a deep knowledge of construction law and is a very skilled advocate."
(Chambers UK 2016)

Kim Franklin QC is a specialist international lawyer, in the construction, engineering and infrastructure sectors, focussing on the resolution of disputes arising from complex projects in international arbitration. She acts as counsel in the UK Construction and Appeal Courts, including the Privy Council (Supreme Court) and in the Caribbean.

Kim has conducted numerous ICC and DIAC arbitrations in the UK, the UAE and GCC countries. She acts as party appointed arbitrator and Tribunal Chair and also acts as Construction Adjudicator for complex UK disputes.

Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016, Kim has a flair for technically complex, document-heavy disputes, often involving project delay. She has sound strategic judgment and is popular with clients. She speaks at international conferences including the Superyacht Design Symposia, and has a keen interest in superyacht procurement.

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Qualifications


  • Chartered Arbitrator (2000)
  • Accredited Adjudicator (1998)
  • FCIArb (1997)
  • LLB, University of Warwick (1983)

Memberships


  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Former PCC Chair)
  • Society of Construction Arbitrators (First Woman Member)
  • Society of Construction Law (Former Council Member)
  • Technology & Construction Courts Barristers Association (Former Committee Member)
  • Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (Liveryman)

Recommendations


“She is very practical, good with clients, and writes extremely clearly and immediately.” “She is very well organised and very good at keeping the parties to the mark.”

Chambers & Partners 2020

“An excellent new silk”

Legal 500 2017

“Terrific with clients.”

Chambers & Partners 2017

“A skilled advocate with a pragmatic approach.”

Legal 500 2017

“She has a deep knowledge of construction law.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“A true construction expert, especially good on international cases.”

Legal 500 2015

“She has a good , firm hand on the tiller and is very good at steering a case.” “She shows a great deal of energy and endless patience.” “She gets the job done and puts her back into it..”

Chambers & Partners 2015

“extremely talented” with “formidable attention to detail and enormous experience.”

Chambers & Partners 2014

“very thorough and brings sense to document-heavy cases without any fuss”

Legal 500 2010


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