Chantal-Aimee Doerries

Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC is the Head of Atkin Chambers and was the 2016 Chairman of the Bar of England and Wales. She has a wide-ranging practice in domestic and international commercial dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on disputes relating to energy and natural resources, construction, engineering and infrastructure projects, joint ventures, professional negligence, shipbuilding, and IT and telecommunications.


As well as being instructed on a number of significant domestic project and energy disputes, she has a busy international practice. Recent cases have involved disputes arising in Asia (Singapore, China, and Indonesia), Europe (Norway, Germany, and Switzerland), the Middle East (Qatar, Dubai), South America (Peru, Costa Rica) and Ukraine. She is bilingual in German and English.

She was featured in The Lawyer’s ‘Hot 100’ list for 2009 and listed in the Debrett’s 500 Most Influential People in 2016 (under ‘Law’). Chantal-Aimée has been identified by the leading legal directories for many years as one of the leading practitioners in energy and natural resources, construction, professional negligence, and international arbitration, as well as under international arbitration and construction in the Asia-Pacific region.

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