Every year, Legal Week identifies up-and-coming young barristers who are being tipped for the top. In order to be considered, all candidates have to be 10 years’ and under called and a member of the Commercial or Chancery Bar. The selection is based on the opinions of over 70 people within the Bar, as well […]
Essex Court Chambers and its members picked up two awards at last night’s Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2010. For the sixth year running Essex Court Chambers and its members went home with the International Arbitration Set of the Year Award and this year Ricky Diwan QC took the Award for Arbitration Junior of the […]
The team from Oxford University is the winner of this year’s ESU – Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. It is the first time that Oxford has won the coveted silver mace. Hannah Noyce (Lincoln) and Emily MacKenzie (Wadham) beat off Dylan Gee and Henry Oliver representing BPP Law School in the exciting evening final, […]
The Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) has appointed Hugh Mercer QC to be Chairman of the liaison committee between all EU Bars and lawyers and the European Court of Justice. The Committee’s full name is the CCBE Permanent Delegation to the Court of Justice and the General Court of the […]
The British Government has appointed Sir Frank Berman QC to be a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (‘the PCA’) in The Hague. Founded under the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, the PCA is the oldest standing institution in the field of international dispute settlement (www.pca-cpa.org).
The Lisbon Treating Conference: assessing the impact for UK law and policy will be held in London on Tuesday 15th June 2010. Hugh Mercer of Essex Court Chambers is one of the plenary speakers.
A one-step guide to EU employment law, including related social policy and equality law provisions Detailed analysis of the latest ECJ case law, as well as legislation Discusses implications of enlargement for social and employment policy Clear structure and language provide a very accessible guide to a complex area Written by a well-known expert in […]
The results of the Queen’s Counsel appointments were announced in the media today. At Essex Court Chambers, Claire Blanchard and Paul Stanley have been informed that they will be elevated to Silk on the 22nd March.