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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

Steven Berry QC

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

Position

Has specialised since 1985 in the associated fields of insurance and reinsurance, shipping, international banking, international sale of good and arbitration. Extensive experience as counsel in the courts up to and including the House of Lords, and in arbitrations before LCIA, ICC, LMAA and other tribunals. Since taking silk recently he has been involved in two heavy total loss trials in the Commercial Court; in film finance, political risk and other insurance and reinsurance disputes, including insurance fraud disputes, in the courts and in arbitration; and in charterparty, shipbuilding, and ship sale arbitrations. Recommended in the 2006 ‘Chambers & Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession’ in the categories of arbitration, commercial litigation, energy, insurance and shipping. Also sits as arbitrator in suitable cases. Publications: ‘Computer Software Deficiency’, January 2000.

Member

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; London Maritime Arbitrators Association (supporting member).


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Steven Berry QC - Essex Court ChambersAn ever-reliable and always impressive advocate.

Within: Commodities

Essex Court Chambers is ‘a professional and responsive set with high quality among its barristers and clerks’. Its members include outstanding performers such as Steven Berry QC and Claire Blanchard QC. Leading light Nigel Eaton QC acted for BP Gas Marketing in a Commercial Court action concerning the processing and transporting of liquefied natural gas supplies to the UK. Simon Bryan QC was appointed to the bench.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Steven Berry QC - Essex Court ChambersParticularly notable in marine insurance.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Steven Berry QC - Essex Court ChambersHe is a brilliant silk.

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