The team from Oxford University is the winner of this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. It is the first time that Oxford has won the coveted silver mace. Hannah Noyce (Lincoln) and Emily MacKenzie (Wadham) beat off Dylan Gee and Henry Oliver representing BPP Law School in the exciting evening final, […]
The Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) has appointed Hugh Mercer QC to be Chairman of the liaison committee between all EU Bars and lawyers and the European Court of Justice. The Committee’s full name is the CCBE Permanent Delegation to the Court of Justice and the General Court of the […]
The British Government has appointed Sir Frank Berman QC to be a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (‘the PCA’) in The Hague. Founded under the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, the PCA is the oldest standing institution in the field of international dispute settlement (www.pca-cpa.org).
The Lisbon Treating Conference: assessing the impact for UK law and policy will be held in London on Tuesday 15th June 2010. Hugh Mercer of Essex Court Chambers is one of the plenary speakers.
The results of the Queen’s Counsel appointments were announced in the media today. At Essex Court Chambers, Claire Blanchard and Paul Stanley have been informed that they will be elevated to Silk on the 22nd March.
Essex Court Chambers and its members picked up an award for Arbitration at last night’s Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2009. For the fifth year running Essex Court Chambers and its members went home with the International Arbitration Set of the Year Award. Members of Chambers had also been nominated and short listed in the […]
Every year, Legal Week identifies up-and-coming young barristers who are being tipped for the top. In order to be considered, all candidates have to be 10 years’ and under called and a member of the Commercial or Chancery Bar. The leading legal publication identifies the ten ‘Stars at the Bar’ and then this year, five […]
A number of individual members of Essex Court Chambers have leased office space in Maxwell Chambers, the international arbitration and dispute resolution centre which opened in Singapore in July 2009. Those practitioners who leased these facilities did so solely as individual practitioners: Essex Court Chambers is not a firm, partnership or company, but contains the […]
Essex Court Chambers was short listed for “The most popular graduate recruiter – Law Barristers” in the fifth annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards (May 2009). See our pupillage section for information on working at Essex Court Chambers.
Mr Salim Moollan of Mauritius and France has been elected by the ICC World Council as one of the 12 new vice presidents of the ICC International Court of Arbitration. He took office on 1 July 2009. Mr Moollan is an independent Arbitrator and a barrister with Essex Court Chambers. He is fluent in French […]