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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, Stewart Boyd QC, London, ENGLAND

Stewart Boyd QC

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

Position

Has appeared as counsel in the English courts and in other courts of the Commonwealth, in the European Court of Justice, and in many arbitrations in England and overseas (including the United States, Bermuda, the Netherlands, Sweden, Singapore and Hong Kong). Has been appointed an arbitrator in numerous international commercial disputes, including arbitrations held under ICC, ICSID, LMAA, LCIA and UNCITRAL Model Rules. These have involved disputes in many fields such as agency, banking, shipbuilding and off-shore construction, energy, oil and gas, international carriage and sale of goods, competition, and information technology. Has assisted in the drafting of legislation concerning arbitration, including the Arbitration Act 1996. Has given expert evidence on English law to courts and arbitrators in the United States, Australia, Europe and Asia. Co-author ‘Mustill & Boyd Commercial Arbitration’, and senior editor ‘Scrutton, Charter Parties and Bills of Lading’.

Career

Call 1967, Middle Temple; bencher; silk 1981; deputy High Court judge, Queens Bench Division; deputy chairman, Financial Services Authority 1999-2004; CBE 2005.

Languages

Working knowledge of French and German.

Member

LCIA; Bar European Group; COMBAR; BIICL.

Education

Trinity College, Cambridge (BA; MA).

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