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Essex Court Chambers

Living Wage
24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3EG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7813 8080
DX:
320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore

Roderick Cordara QC

Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Email:
Essex Court Chambers (Essex Court Chambers)

Position

Has a broad commercial and public law practice with over 30 years’ experience in international commercial arbitration and litigation, in which he acts both as counsel and arbitrator. Particular focus on advocacy in front of arbitral tribunals and the courts, particularly in cases where cross-examination may be critical. Has appeared in the supreme courts of the UK, Australia, and the European Community (ECJ). Specialises in insurance and reinsurance disputes, including issues of insurance market regulation; international disputes in oil and gas, and energy production sectors with particular expertise in acting in oil and gas disputes in relation to fields in Central Asia, India, the Far East, and the North Sea; shipping and international shipbuilding disputes, both in arbitration and the courts; UK administrative law and judicial review; telecommunications regulation and taxation; financial services regulation media work; and European law issues in particular in relation to taxation. Also advises on all aspects of indirect tax law in Europe, Asia and Australia.

Career

Called 1975, Middle Temple; QC 1994; SC (NSW) 2000.

Languages

Italian.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (BA first class; MA).

Leisure

Exploring, sailing, music, gardening, cooking.


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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

Roderick Cordara QC - Essex Court ChambersA free thinking advocate who can see arguments and solutions where others don’t.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

The barristers at Essex Court Chambers are ‘experts in the field of VAT and customs’ and ‘can be relied upon to give the best advice’ to clients seeking to resolve tax issues. Members are predominantly instructed by tax payers in disputes with HMRC. Roderick Cordara QC and David Scorey QC are the go-to names in chambers, while Edmund King QC and Jern-Fei Ng QC took silk in 2018.

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