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Chambers of Simon Croall QC

QUADRANT HOUSE, 10 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
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Fax 020 7583 4455
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292 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.quadrantchambers.com

John Russell QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
Email:
Quadrant Chambers (Chambers of Simon Croall QC)

Position

John Russell is a commercial advocate, specialising in shipping, commodities and international trade, energy and natural resources, and related insurance disputes. He has also recent experience in major civil fraud cases, including payment frauds, warehousing frauds and bribery. He has been ranked in the leading directories for many years. His recent experience encompasses charterparty, bill of lading, sales and financing disputes in both arbitration (LMAA, LCIA and ICC) and the Commercial Court, as well as FOSFA and GAFTA disputes. John has extensive appellate court experience, in both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He is currently instructed in the Supreme Court in the Volcafe litigation, concerning the burden of proof in Hague Rules cases. John also practices in travel law including litigation and regulatory advice.

Career

Called to the Bar in 1993; initially practiced at 5 Bell Yard, moved to Quadrant (then 4 Essex Court) in 1998. Appointed QC in 2014.

Languages

French.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

Campbell College, Belfast (BA Hons 2(1)); St John’s College, Oxford (1991).

Leisure

Keen cyclist and sailor, and often found in the kitchen.


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

John Russell QC - Quadrant ChambersA smart and user-friendly advocate with a growing focus on commodities.

Within: Commodities

Quadrant Chambers is ‘an excellent set with supportive clerks who deliver barristers of the right expertise to suit clients’ needs’. ‘Strong leaderSimon Rainey QC is one of the most accomplished silks in the commodities sector, though the set has several members ‘of extremely high calibre’, including Simon Croall QC, John Russell QC and Stewart Buckingham. Rainey acted for Stemcor in a US$250m LCIA arbitration concerning the supply of coking coal to the Bosnian steel industry.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

John Russell QC - Quadrant ChambersHe always picks up the key points of the case.

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading silks

John Russell QC - Quadrant ChambersHe is an experienced and determined advocate who specialiSes in international and marine arbitrations.

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