As of 1 January 2012, Toby Landau QC has been appointed to the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (the SCC). The SCC is one of the world’s leading arbitration institutions. It originally came to prominence in the 1970’s, as a centre for the resolution of East-West trade disputes. It […]
David Scorey of Essex Court Chambers co-hosted two book launch receptions for “The Bermuda Form – Interpretation and Dispute Resolution of Excess Liability Insurance,” which is published by Oxford University Press. The event was shared with co-authors Richard Geddes of Sedgwick LLP and Chris Harris of Clyde & Co LLP. They were held in Bermuda […]
Jern-Fei Ng has been selected by the Tax Journal for inclusion in its “40 under 40”guide which recognises forty leading tax professionals based in the UK, under the age of forty as at 1 November 2011, who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their careers to date, as verified by independent researchers and by the Tax Journal. […]
Described as the only work to focus solely on this specific area, The Law and Practice of Compelled Evidence in Civil Proceedings written by Sara Cockerill QC and published by Oxford University Press, this book provides a uniquely detailed and comprehensive reference on both oral and documentary evidence.
On 13 October 2011, Mr. Salim Moollan (Mauritius), Chairperson of the forty-fourth session of UNCITRAL, met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters in New York to update him on the current work of UNCITRAL. For more information see the UNICTRAL news release.
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 […]