Newly promoted by the University of Oxford to Professor of International Law, Public International Law and International Economic Law specialist Dan Sarooshi is now a member of leading commercial set Essex Court Chambers.
The English-Speaking Union is pleased to announce that Legal Week, (part of Incisive Media plc) the premier publisher of news and analysis for lawyers in the UK, has agreed to be the Media Partner for the ESU-Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. We are delighted that Legal Week is on board this year and its […]
Essex Court Chambers won five awards at last night’s Chambers Bar Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel and run by Chambers and Partners, the specialist legal publishers and recruiters. For the second year running Essex Court Chambers and its members went home with all three of the International Arbitration category’s awards: Set, Silk and […]
The English-Speaking Union is currently accepting entries for the 2006-07 ESU-Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition, the largest and oldest mooting competition in the country. Founded in 1972 as the Observer Moot, it has a tradition of attracting the very best legal brains as its judges and producing the next generation of them from its […]
The results of the first Queen’s Counsel appointment round in three years were announced in the media on the 18th July. At Essex Court Chambers a total of five barristers were notified of the successful outcome of their applications. They are John Lockey, David Foxton, Simon Bryan, Huw Davies and Martin Griffiths. All five will […]
Queen Mary, University of London is the winning team in this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. Queen Mary has now won the competition four times in its history but the last time was 25 years ago in 1981.
Essex Court Chambers’ Vaughan Lowe has been appointed as the UK judge on the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal. The Convention on the Establishment of a Security Control in the Field of Nuclear Energy and the Protocol on the Tribunal established by the Convention were adopted on 20 December 1957. The Convention came into force on […]
Professor Alan Boyle of the University of Edinburgh has accepted a Door Tenancy in Essex Court Chambers. Professor Boyle will practice as an Adviser and Advocate in Public International Law, particularly in his specialist fields of environmental law and the law of the sea.
Dan Sarooshi’s book, International Organizations and Their Exercise of Sovereign Powers (OUP), has been awarded the 2006 Book Prize (‘The Certificate of Merit’) by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) as a ‘pre-eminent contribution to creative scholarship’ from among 73 entries world-wide. Dan Sarooshi’s earlier book The United Nations and the Development of Collective […]
Johan Steyn, one of the country’s most senior judges, retires from his post as Lord of Appeal in Ordinary which he has held since 1995 and returns to his old Chambers – Essex Court Chambers. Lord Steyn originally joined Essex Court Chambers back in 1973 on qualifying at the English Bar. He was elevated to […]