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One Essex Court

Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

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London, Singapore

Anthony Grabiner QC

Work 020 7583 2000
One Essex Court (Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC)


A commercial lawyer with a substantial court and advisory practice dealing with the major commercial issues of the day; has been instructed in most of the major commercial litigation of recent years; highly experienced as an advocate and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations; areas of practice include but are not limited to arbitration; banking; commodity disputes; conflict of laws; financial services; insurance; judicial review; monopolies and mergers; oil and gas cases; professional negligence; takeovers.


Qualified 1968, Lincoln’s Inn; QC, 1981; experienced advocate and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations; director, London Court of International Arbitration; sits as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Chancery and Queen’s Bench Divisions.

London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Lord Grabiner QC - One Essex CourtAn unrivalled courtroom presence.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Lord Grabiner QC - One Essex CourtStill one of the few that have the gravitas to command the court.

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Within: Energy – Leading silks

Lord Grabiner QC - One Essex CourtHas unrivalled courtroom presence.

Within: Energy

One Essex Court is ‘an amazing set, with a fantastic range of practitioners’ that provide ‘efficient service’. It is best known for its strength in commercial dispute resolution: Lord Grabiner QC acted for Northern Gulf Petroleum in international arbitration proceedings against MP G1 (Thailand) concerning a joint operating agreement to develop and operate an oilfield in the Gulf of Thailand. Laurence Emmett represented Scottish Power in several disputes arising from the extended shutdown of the Andrew oilfield in the North Sea.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Lord Grabiner QC - One Essex CourtHas outstanding ability to focus both clients and the court on the essentials of the case.

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