For the seventh year running Essex Court Chambers and its members went home with the International Arbitration Set of the Year Award.
On the 01 October 2011, Catherine Jung, Adam Board and Andrew Legg join Essex Court Chambers on the successful completion of pupillage.
Members of Essex Court Chambers (Toby Landau QC, Paul Key and David Craig) successfully represented the International Chamber of Commerce (as an intervener) in the Supreme Court in Jivraj v Hashwani  UKSC 40. Although he was not available for the expedited hearing, Andrew Hochhauser QC of Essex Court Chambers also advised and represented the […]
The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Sea Fish Industry Authority v Bloomsbury International Limited, finding unanimously in favour of DEFRA, represented by Hugh Mercer QC, Tim Eicke QC and Iain Quirk. This was a case about the power of the Sea Fish Industry […]
The team from University of Glasgow is the winner of this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. It is the first time that Glasgow has won the coveted silver mace. Francesca Ruddy and Katherine Docherty from the University of Glasgow defeated Alexander Knight and Matilda Forbes Watson representing BPP Law School in […]
Martin Griffiths QC is the Finance Monthly Law Award 2011 Winner in the category of: Management Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year, England. The 2011 Finance Monthly law awards recognises all those firms that have dedicated their resources to innovation, built on their depth of expertise and performed outstandingly over the year.
Graham Dunning QC of Essex Court Chambers, leading a team including Nick Harrison of Serle Court, Carol Welu of Squire Sanders & Dempsey, London, and Chris Cope of Appleby, Isle of Man, scored a notable victory before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council last week. The Judicial Committee accepted their arguments and decided to […]
Essex Court Chamber’s Andrew Hochhauser QC and David Craig, instructed as counsel by Mark Levine and Daniel Naftalin,of Mishcon de Reya, representing 21 former Dresdner Kleinwort bankers, were celebrating a significant victory after the Court of Appeal granted permission to challenge Commerzbank in a dispute over bonuses on Tuesday (8 March 2011). The case, which […]
The results of the Queen’s Counsel appointments were announced in the media today. At Essex Court Chambers, Sara Cockerill, Tim Eicke and Paul McGrath have been informed that they will be elevated to Silk at a ceremony to be held on Thursday 7 April 2011.
Sam Wordsworth has been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel. He had previously been a member of the ‘B’ panel. Sam joins other Essex Court Chambers member Tim Eicke who has been reappointed to the ‘A’ panel. Ed Brown and Iain Quirk are on the ‘C’ panel. The Attorney General maintains four panels of […]