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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
Essex Court Chambers, Adam Board, London, ENGLAND

Adam Board

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

Position

Undertakes a broad range of commercial work, with particular interests in international arbitration, maritime law and civil fraud. He appears in applications before the High Court and County Courts, and has acquired experience in a number of international arbitrations. Current and recent cases include: a series of international arbitrations under the SIAC Rules. Advising on a number of related arbitrations in Singapore for a manufacturer in the renewable energy market; an ad hoc arbitration in Singapore. Instructed to advise as counsel in an arbitration concerning freight and demurrage claims governed by English law; an arbitration under the LCIA Rules. Instructed to advise as sole counsel in the course of a contractual dispute involving novel issues of European environmental legislation; an international arbitration under the LMAA Rules. Acting as part of a team of counsel in a shipbuilding dispute raising a number of complex technical issues; Bush v Bank Mandiri (Europe) Ltd. Acting with Claire Blanchard QC in a successful application for security for costs.

Career

Called 2010, Lincoln’s Inn. Joined Essex Court Chambers on the successful completion of pupillage 2011; Bar Council Exchange programme in South Korea 2014.

Languages

French (working knowledge).

Education

Magdalen College, University of Oxford and University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (2004-08 BA Jurisprudence, English and French Law (First Class)); Magdalene College, Cambridge University (2008-09 LLM Commercial Law (First Class)); BPP Law School (2009-10 Bar Vocational Course).

Leisure

Cycling, country walks and travel.

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