The members of Essex Court Chambers received the following awards at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018, which took place last night at the London Hilton Park Lane: International Arbitration – Set of the Year David Scorey QC – Insurance Silk of the Year David Craig QC – Employment Silk of the Year Essex Court […]
This paper is a revised version of a talk given by Charles Ciumei QC at the Bar European Circuit Annual Conference in Stockholm on 21 September 2018. Click here to access the full version.
Amy Sander summarises the recent judgment of the International Court of Justice in Bolivia v Chile.
An article in which Helen Morton considers why multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses, in particular those which provide for negotiation, conciliation or mediation prior to court proceedings or arbitration, are becoming increasingly popular amongst commercial parties: Agreements to agree: are multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses the exception?
Edmund King QC considers how far parties should be free to exclude fiduciary duties with particular reference to terms typically found in bonds and intercreditor agreements. Click here to read the full article.
Members of Chambers are delighted to welcome three new tenants today. Luke Tattersall, Wei Jian Chan and Freddie Onslow have all accepted invitations to join Chambers following successful completion of pupillage. During their pupillage they have experienced a broad range of practice areas in line with Chambers’ profile. Further information on their experience and CVs […]
Essex Court Chambers’ Richard Hoyle joined Guy Lougher (Head of EU & Competition, Pinsent Masons) and Luke Harrison (Lead Partner, Dispute Resolution, Debenhams Ottaway) on a panel at CDR’s Autumn Litigation Symposium 2018 to discuss the current position in relation to jurisdiction and judgments after Brexit. The panel examined both ‘Withdrawal Agreement’ and ‘No deal’ […]
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by HNA Group Co against a judgment of the Commercial Court that it was liable under a charterparty guarantee. The issues before the judge, Knowles J, concerned bribery and the status of various admissions, which Shagang contended had been obtained by torture. The judge found that the […]
Hugh Mercer QC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge, following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission. The Lord Chief Justice has appointed 32 Deputy High Court Judges in total, under section 9(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981, for a single fixed four-year term. The full list of appointments […]
Essex Court Chambers have received the following nominations for the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018: International Arbitration – Set of the Year Insurance – Set of the Year Graham Dunning QC – International Arbitration Silk of the Year Richard Millett QC – Chancery Silk of the Year David Scorey QC – Insurance Silk of the […]