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Thomas Macey-Dare QC

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Quadrant Chambers (Chambers of Simon Croall QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation and international arbitration, with particular focus on shipping, international trade, energy, shipbuilding, insurance, freezing injunctions and other interim relief. Reported cases: The "Jag Pooja" [2017] EWHC 3217 (Admlty), [2018] EWHC 389 (Admlty), [2018] Lloyd's Rep. 243; Kairos Shipping Ltd v Enka & Co LLC, The ‘Atlantik Confidence’ [2016] EWHC 2412 (Admlty), [2016] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 525; Kairos Shipping Ltd v Enka & Co LLC, The ‘Atlantik Confidence’ [2014] EWCA Civ 217, [2014] 1 WLR 3883, [2014] All ER (Comm) 909, [2014] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 586, [2016]; Transgrain Shipping BV v Deiulemar Shipping SpA (in liquidation) [2014] EWHC 4202 (Comm), [2014] All ER (D) 171 (Dec), (2015) 916 LMLN 1; STAR Reefers v JFC [2012] EWHC 1803 (Comm), [2012] All ER (D) 50 (Aug), [2012] NLJR 1077; Latvian Shipping v ROSNO [2012] EWHC 1412 (Comm), [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 181, [2012] All ER (D) 31 (Jun), [2012] 2 FLR 181; Western Bulk v Carbofer [2012] EWHC 1224 (Comm), [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 163, [2012] All ER (D) 134 (May); NSCSA v BP Oil Supply [2010] EWHC 3043 (Comm), [2010] All ER (D) 235 (Nov), (2010) 160 NLJ 1684; Vitol v Capri [2008] EWHC 378 (Comm), [2008] All ER (D) 437 (Feb), [2008] BPIR 1629, [2009] Bus LR 271; The “Front Ace” and the “Vicky I” [2008] EWCA Civ 101, [2008] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 45, [2008] 1 CLC 229, [2008] 2 All ER (Comm) 42; Lia Oil v ERG Petroli [2007] EWHC 505 (Comm), [2007] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 509; Strategic Finance Consultants v Consorzio dell’Aussa-Como [2005] EWHC 1834 (Comm), [2005] All ER (D) 55 (Aug); The “Heather Maid” and The “Urter” [2005] EWHC B7 (Admlty); Maridive VII v Key Singapore [2004] EWHC 2227 (Comm), [2005] 1 All ER (Comm) 99, [2005] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 91; Portolana v Vitol [2004] EWCA Civ 864, [2004] 1 WLR 3111, [2004] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 305, [2004] 2 All ER (Comm) 578 (CA); Tsavliris Russ v RL Baron [2003] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 523; Dunblane Property v Motorcare [2002] EWHC 2924 (Comm), [2003] EWCA Civ 1033, [2003] All ER (D) 476; Jarl Trä v Convoys [2003] EWHC 1488 (Comm), [2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 459; Steamship Mutual v Jutha Rajpruek [2003] EWCA Civ 378, [2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 107; The “Topaz.” and The “Irapua” [2003] EWHC 320 (Admlty), [2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 19; Smit International v Mobius [2001] EWHC 531 (Comm), [2001] 2 All ER (Comm) 265, [2001] CLC 1’545; The “Chitral” [2000] 1 All ER (Comm) 932, [2000] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 529; Pirelli Cables v UTC [2000] EWHC 195 (Comm), [2000] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 663, [2001] CP Rep 7; The “Turiddu” [1998] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 278; [1999] 2 All ER (Comm) 161, [1999] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 401, [2000] ICR 354; Henderson v Merrett Syndicates [1996] 5 Re LR 279, [1996] PNLR 32, [1997] LRLR 265.

Career

Qualified 1994, Middle Temple; admitted to New York Bar 1995; editor, ‘Atkin’s Court Forms: Insurance’ (1996) and ‘Arbitration’ (1998 to 2016); contributing editor,’ Butterworths Commercial Court and Arbitration Pleadings’ (2005), ‘Marsden & Gault on Collisions at Sea’ (2016).

Languages

French; basic German

Member

COMBAR; LCLCBA; NYSBA.

Education

Stonyhurst College; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA, LLM); Cornell Law School (LLM).

Leisure

Music, sport.


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Thomas Macey-Dare QC - Quadrant ChambersHighly recommended for his ability to give well-researched advice on complicated legal issues, as well as his approachability and promptness.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – 2018 silks

Thomas Macey-Dare QC - Quadrant ChambersGives well-researched advice on very complicated legal issues.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – 2018 silks

Thomas Macey-Dare QC - Quadrant ChambersHe is fantastic to work with.

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