Members of chambers have been highly ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2022, which was released on Thursday 21 October 2022. Members of chambers have been ranked in 22 practice areas and the set has been ranked in 12 practice areas, including Band 1 rankings in Commercial Dispute Resolution, Fraud, International Arbitration […]
It was with great sadness that the members of Essex Court Chambers learnt of the death of Professor J Martin Hunter on Saturday 9 October 2021. Martin joined Essex Court Chambers from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 1994 where he practiced as an arbitrator and advocate for many years. Martin had joined Freshfields as an articled […]
On 29 September 2021, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Jalla & Another v Shell International Trading and Shipping Company & Another  EWCA Civ 1389, an appeal concerning the requirement that there be “the same interest in a claim” in order for a representative action to be validly brought. In December 2017, […]
Essex Court Chambers are pleased to announce that our mini pupillage applications for the 2022 programme are now open. The deadline for all applications is 14:00 Friday 3 December 2021. More details and how to apply can be found here.
On Wednesday 29 September the editors of Arnould: Law of Marine Insurance and Average, Jonathan Gilman QC, Mark Templeman QC, Claire Blanchard QC, Philippa Hopkins QC, Neil Hart and David Walsh, hosted the Inaugural Arnould Lecture. The virtual lecture, delivered by the Honourable Mr Justice Jacobs, marked the release of the 20th edition of Arnould: […]
CFAAR (Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery) are pleased to announce that they will be hosting their in-person launch event on 12 October at the International Dispute Resolution Centre. CFAAR is a group of legal industry professionals comprising lawyers, barristers, forensic accountants, corporate intelligence and asset recovery experts have launched CFAAR – the ‘Crypto Fraud and […]
A specially constituted seven-member board of the Privy Council, including both the President and Deputy President of the Supreme Court and the Master of the Rolls, gave judgment on 4 October 2021 in Broad Idea International Ltd v Convoy Collateral Ltd / Convoy Collateral Ltd v Cho Kwai Chee  UKPC 24. The combined appeals, concerning […]
Dan Sarooshi QC and Naomi Hart have recently been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the BIICL (British Institute of International and Comparative Law). The existing Board, and the Institute’s members, accepted the recommendation that they be appointed at meetings on 20 September 2021. Founded in 1958, the British Institute is one of the […]
In the Legal 500 UK Bar 2022 members of chambers have received 17 new rankings bringing the total number of rankings to 185 across 23 practice areas. The Legal 500 UK Bar, which was released on Wednesday 29 September 2021, highlights the UK’s most impressive barristers and chambers. Special mention is given to the following […]
Arnould’s Law of Marine Insurance provides a complete and authoritative interpretation of the law and practice of marine insurance. It includes in-depth analysis of the principles of marine insurance, together with a detailed examination of the marine insurance contract, the different types of losses, and the procedures and evidence required in bringing a case. The […]
‘Can you judge a policy by its cover: how important is the text, and do you need to read it?’ Essex Court Chambers and the editors of Arnould: Law of Marine Insurance and Average – Jonathan Gilman QC, Mark Templeman QC, Claire Blanchard QC, Philippa Hopkins QC, Neil Hart and David Walsh – are delighted […]
The Lord Chancellor has approved Jeremy Brier to sit as a Recorder on Chancery matters at the Central London County Court with immediate effect. This is in addition to his current appointment as a Recorder of the Crown Court, SE Circuit (appointed 2018).