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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, Richard Siberry QC, London, ENGLAND

Richard Siberry QC

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

Position

Has a broad-based practice in commercial litigation in line with chambers’ profile. In particular: shipping and carriage of goods, international trade and finance, insurance and reinsurance, banking (letters of credit, swaps, derivatives) and financial services, commodities, oil and gas and other contractual disputes, international and domestic arbitration, Brussels Convention/Judgments Regulation and other jurisdictional disputes. Has appeared regularly as advocate in the Commercial and other courts including the House of Lords and Privy Council and has considerable experience of heavy commercial litigation, having been involved in a number of cases of eight weeks or more duration. Has an extensive international arbitration practice, involving shipping, oil and gas, insurance and reinsurance, commodity and other arbitrations before a variety of tribunals such as London Court of International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce, and London Maritime Arbitrators Association arbitration panels, and an arbitration panel in Beijing. Has chaired a Lloyd’s Disciplinary Tribunal and regularly sits as arbitrator in ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, LMAA and other arbitrations. Has given papers on shipping law and insurance and reinsurance law topics and on the Brussels and Lugano Conventions.

Career

Called 1974, Middle Temple; bencher; silk 1989; deputy High Court judge (Commercial Court and Admiralty Court 2002).

Languages

French (working knowledge).

Education

Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA; LLB; MA).

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