Stephanie Barwise QC is a preeminent UK-based silk. Her practice comprises construction, civil and geotechnical engineering involving landslip/subsidence and augured/bored piles, mechanical and electrical engineering and infrastructure projects including roads, bridges, mass transit railroads, on and off shore refineries and biofuels plants, ship building and refits, wind farms, IT problems in computer automated cranes and trains, and procurement including major PFI projects such as hospitals and schools. Her practice also extends to military equipment such as man-portable, automated bomb diffusing equipment, battleships and nuclear bunkers. Stephanie has represented the UK government and foreign governments, as well as a wide variety of other clients in high-value and complex claims.
She is currently and has been for two years, representing the larger of the two groups of victims in The Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry (the British public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 which killed 72 people).
Stephanie has been consistently recognised as a leader in her field in legal directories such as Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide and The Legal 500. Stephanie won “Construction Silk of the Year” in the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards 2019 and was included in The Lawyer’s ‘Hot 100’ list for 2019. Stephanie was appointed to the Board of the International Quality Building Centre in 2020.
Stephanie will be participating in an international panel at this years, conference discussing Grenfell and it’s implications.