Conor has a broad commercial practice across Chambers’ main practice areas, with a particular focus on professional negligence, construction and energy disputes, commercial litigation and arbitration and product liability.
Highlights of Conor’s current and recent work include:
In addition to his led work, Conor has a busy unled practice. He regularly appears in the County Court and advises as sole counsel in a wide range of commercial disputes.
Conor studied law at the University of Oxford, graduating with a First Class undergraduate degree and read for the BCL the following year. Before coming to the Bar, Conor was the Judicial Assistant to Lady Justice Asplin in the Court of Appeal, assisting with a wide range of commercial appellate work.
Conor’s professional negligence practice encompasses a wide range of professions including architects, designers, engineers, lawyers and surveyors. He has experience acting for both claimants, defendants and insurers. He has a particular interest in cases which overlap with his construction practice.
Conor has contributed to Bloomsbury’s ‘Journal of Professional Negligence’.
Notable Professional Negligence cases
Conor has particular experience in construction disputes and accepts instructions in cases arising from various standard form construction contracts, such as the JCT, ICE, NEC, RIBA and FIDIC contracts. He is particularly sought after in construction disputes which overlap with his professional negligence expertise, including cases involving allegations against architects, engineers, and other contractual parties.
His current and recent cases include a number of multi-million pound cladding claims following the Grenfell Tower fire, as well as claims under the Building Safety Act 2022.
Notable Construction cases
Conor accepts instructions across the full spectrum of commercial work. He is regularly instructed as sole counsel in a broad range of commercial disputes and has experience with claims in deceit and economic torts and cases with an international element.
Notable Commercial Litigation and Arbitration cases
Conor is regularly instructed as sole and junior counsel in a range of product liability disputes. He has particular experience with cases involving construction products, white goods and medical devices and is often led in cases involving group/multi-party litigation.
Notable Product Liability cases
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