The team from University of Manchester is the winner of this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. It is the first time that this university has won the coveted silver mace. Karamvir Chadha and Hannah Gates beat off Jayne Brayley and Aimee Hutchinson representing University of Sheffield in the exciting evening final, […]
The results of the Queen’s Counsel appointments were announced in the media today. At Essex Court Chambers, Christopher Smith has been informed that he will be elevated to Silk on the 30th March 2009.
Every year, The Times identifies the ten young British barristers they believe are destined for the top of the profession. This year, Essex Court Chambers’ Edmund King was one of the ten selected. This is what they say about him: “After 28 years as senior clerk at Essex Court, David Grief has seen a lot […]
Professor Christopher Greenwood QC has been elected a judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – the body which settles disputes between nations and provides legal opinion to the United Nations. He will serve a nine-year term as one of the court’s 15 judges – hearing cases that range from territorial disputes and allegations […]
Essex Court Chambers were honoured by a visit by The Duke of Edinburgh
Essex Court Chambers won two awards at last night’s Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2008. These awards are the result of extensive and detailed research over the last 12 months and are the leading awards recognising outstanding barristers and sets in the UK. This year’s success again reflects the continuing success and growth of Essex […]
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The team from the University of Hertfordshire is the winner of this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. It is the first time that the university has won the coveted silver mace. Daniel Berger and Beverley Cottrell beat off Tom Devlin and Oliver Phillips, representing City University, in the exciting evening final, […]
Names can be misused by others for illegitimate purposes. In particular Chambers is currently aware of a number of bogus e-mails, letters and faxes which are being received by individuals in many parts of the world, falsely claiming to be from Essex Court Chambers or individuals from Essex Court Chambers. For example, some such messages […]
The results of the Queen’s Counsel appointment were announced in the media today. At Essex Court Chambers a total of four barristers were notified of the successful outcome of their applications. They are: Hugh Mercer, Vernon Flynn, Professor Vaughan Lowe and Toby Landau. All four will be appointed on 28th March 2008. In total this […]