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One Essex Court

Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 0118
DX:
430 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.oeclaw.co.uk
London, Singapore

Neil Kitchener QC

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

Position

Barrister with a wide ranging commercial and chancery practice, instructed in many of the heaviest and most complex cases of the day. A particular emphasis on arbitration, banking and financial services, professional negligence, international fraud and asset tracing, oil and gas and the law relating to arts and antiques. Appeared for the claimants in the recent Tajik Aluminium litigation (in London and the BVI) and related arbitrations. Appeared in the House of Lords in the leading case on judicial interference in international arbitration (Lesotho v Impregilo [2006] 1 AC 21) and in the leading case on the construction of contracts (ICS v West Bromwich BS [1998] 1 WLR 896). Acted for the claimant in Parabola v MF Global [2009] EWHC 1492 (Comm), the leading case on damages for fraud and, in particular, for lost opportunities to trade.

Career

Qualified 1991, Middle Temple; QC 2008.


Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Commercial

Within: Commercial – Leading silks

Neil Kitchener QC - One Essex Court ‘He appears in London litigation and Singapore arbitrations.’

Within: Commercial

One Essex Court’s Neil Kitchener QC represents Hirco, a formerly AIM-listed property investor, in London court proceedings concerning a long-running saga against two members of the Hiranandani family regarding failed investments in the Indian real estate market.

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London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Neil Kitchener QC - One Essex Court ‘A top-level trial lawyer who is great at cutting to the chase.’

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Neil Kitchener QC - One Essex Court ‘A lightning rod of enthusiasm and fresh ideas, and a very measured advocate.’

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Neil Kitchener QC - One Essex Court ‘Sensationally clever but also a very humble and supportive team member.’

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