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Toby Chandler

Call 2019

Construction & Engineering

Examples of Toby’s work include:

  • Advice on the effect of changes to the Defective Premises Act introduced by the Buildings Safety Act 2022 (led by Isabel Hitching QC)
  • Acting on a $10 million LCIA arbitration in relation to a dredging contract between a Bahamian and American Company. English law and English seated arbitration. (led by Carlo Taczalski)
  • Advised on a multi-party mediation relating to a property development leading to substantial damage to underground services infrastructure (led by Daniel Shapiro QC)
  • Proceedings in relation to negligent design of a luxury residential development causing flooding (led by Daniel Shapiro QC)
  • Has acted on a range of adjudication and adjudication enforcement matters including in respect of defective sub-contractor work on a mosque, final account disputes and in respect of jurisdictional and natural justice challenges to awards
  • Advised on a multi-party mediation relating to a property development leading to substantial damage to underground services infrastructure (led by Daniel Shapiro QC)
  • Advising a fitness centre as to flood damage and the responsibility for repairs under a commercial lease and related management contract
  • Advised in relation to an extension built without planning permission at a residential property
  • Acted against a sub-contractor for failure to repair the negligent construction of roofing in a block of flats
  • Acting in relation to a claim for sums alleged to be owed under an undocumented invoice raised for alleged work done on a major construction site
  • Strike out of claim against party wall surveyor raising issues of arbitral immunity and jurisdiction
  • Proceedings against a national estate agent in relation to an employee alleged to have caused extensive property damage to a home
  • Advised in relation to a fire at a storage facility and potential claims against the owners and the neighboring premises where the fire began
  • During pupillage:
    • A claim arising out of an explosion at a powdered milk factory causing c. £40 million property damage
    • Supported on claims arising out of various fires, including at a thatched cottage, a commercial restaurant and a commercial refrigerator

Selected Cases

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Qualifications


  • City University, BPTC, 2019, Very Competent; Lincoln’s Inn Denning Scholar (2018)
  • University of Bristol, LLB, 2015-2018, First Class
    • Editor in Chief, Bristol Law Review; Chair of Debate for Bristol Law Club; Convener of Bristol Debating Union

Memberships


  • COMBAR

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