Graeme Sampson

Graeme Sampson

Call 1981

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Client Testimonials

“I was so impressed by your amazing memory and grasp of the case in such a short time. And your quick understanding of the type of person I have been dealing with all this time. And what affect it has had on my health. I feel so reassured being your client. And know I have the best possible chance with you on my side. I cannot express how much I appreciate your help.”

“Graeme Sampson deals with construction and general commercial litigation – laid back but robust in cross examination. He is commercially aware, skilfully handles complex issues and is good at communicating what the strategy or solution should be. An excellent specialist.” (Instructing solicitor)

“Strong and positive advice, excellent with clients in conference and as good on his feet as you would expect of a professional with more than 30years of experience.  Inspires confidence.” (Instructing solicitor)

“Graeme is approachable and knowledgeable, with broad experience of built environment disputes.  He is commercial and effective in court.” (Instructing solicitor)

Graeme was recently appointed as an Adjudicator for construction contracts. He was called in 1981 and has gained a wide experience in civil law. Down to earth and practical he has a clear understanding of client needs and the economic realities of litigation. He is experienced in ADR having appeared in a number of arbitrations and mediations ranging from small personal matters to multi-million disputes. His practice now focuses on three key areas.

Professional Negligence

Graeme has acted from the beginning of his career in professional negligence actions. Developing a practice which began with an emphasis upon medical negligence he now acts in respect of a range of professional activities including medical professional, solicitors, accountants and a particular focus upon construction professionals. He has acted for the professionals themselves, their clients; both private and corporate; and insurers.

Graeme is a member of the Professional Negligence Bar Association (PNBA).


Coming to construction through his professional negligence practice, Graeme is widely experienced in all types of construction and related disputes, including arbitration, adjudication and mediation. His clients have ranged from internationally known corporations involved in multi-million pound actions through to smaller domestic house building issues.


A discreet and much enjoyed area of practice Graeme has advised in and appeared in numerous case ranging from multi-million pound developments to small village issues (the cricket nets!).


Graeme is a member of TECBAR, the PNBA (Professional Negligence Bar Association), The Society of Construction law and Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates.


Graeme is a qualified and experienced mediator, please see his Mediation Profile on this website. Graeme is also Head of Chambers ADR/Mediation Group.

Public Access

Graeme is qualified to undertake public access work and so can represent individuals and companies without the employment of a solicitor. If you are interested in instructing him on this basis please contact the clerks.


February 9 2017:

3PB Planning Barristers William Webster and Graeme Sampson summarise and analyse the government's Housing White Paper more

February 9 2017:

Declaration drafted by 3PB Barrister Graeme Sampson and Probyn Miers Architects is proposed at SCL/TECBAR seminars more

September 26 2013:

A day of Discussion, Participation and Debate: Cost in Relation to Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution more

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Academic Qualifications

BA (Hons) Law

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Accredited Mediator
  • Adjudicator - Construction Contracts

Professional Bodies

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association (PNBA)
  • Technology & Construction Bar Association (TECBAR)