Roger Stewart QC

Roger Stewart QC
Lincoln's Inn
+44 20 7822 2036


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Roger has a pre-eminent reputation in the resolution of the most complex, high value and high-profile disputes. Roger has almost 30 years of experience working for every type of client in relation to disputes all over the world. He is regularly appointed as both counsel and arbitrator in international arbitrations.

Roger has enormous experience across the full range of construction, engineering, infrastructure, energy and PFI disputes whether litigated, arbitrated or adjudicated. He has acted for employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants both nationally and internationally. He has acted in connection with projects in a large number of jurisdictions including the UK, France, the Philippines, Ethiopia, Zambia, Australia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, South Africa, the US, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and Libya.

Roger has an extensive international arbitration practice, having appeared in a very large number of arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, DIFC and other Institutional rules as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. He is used to leading large teams of lawyers or appearing as Co-Counsel to undertake particular roles.

He is the co-editor (with John Powell QC) of Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability (Sweet & Maxwell, seventh edition 2012), of which he has been an editor since the third edition (1992). He has twice been named the Chambers & Partners Professional Negligence Silk of the Year (2007 and 2010). He is a recorder and appointed to sit in the Technology and Construction Court.

WWL says: Roger Stewart QC is “one of the star silks of the construction bar in London”, according to sources who highlight him as “a prodigiously hard-working advocate”.

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