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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, Shane Doyle QC, London, ENGLAND

Shane Doyle QC

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

Position

Barrister focusing on arbitration, company takeovers and mergers, competition law disputes, corporate and commercial disputes, energy law, equity and trusts, restrictive trade practices and taxation. Recent instructions include: advising on project contract disputes for large energy infrastructure facilities in eastern and western Australia; acting for major insurer in flood commission enquiry into thousands of insurance claims; acting for national energy generator in litigation involving civil penalty claims; competition tribunal proceedings setting energy pricing for Eastern Australia and Western Australia; acting for infrastructure users in arbitrations setting terminal and port infrastructure access pricing; acting in various commercial and construction arbitrations. Named the Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 Brisbane Competition Law Lawyer of the Year in the Seventh Edition of Best Lawyers in Australia. Recommended for dispute resolution in Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2015; “extraordinary intellect, outstanding knowledge of the law and extraordinary work ethic” and “extremely strong in cases involving complex economic issues”. Recommended for dispute resolution in Chambers & Partners Global 2014; “pre-eminent senior counsel”; 2015 “very experienced in a broad range of areas, particularly large commercial disputes”. Recommended for construction in Doyle’s Guide 2014 (Queensland); “the unquestioned first choice”. Recommended for insolvency in Doyle’s Guide 2015 (Queensland) – Market Leader. Recommended in Best Lawyers International 2013-15: Bet-the-Company Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2015), Competition Law (Lawyer of the Year 2015) and litigation.

Career

Called 2001 England and Wales, 1985 Australia; QC 1995 (Australia).

Member

President of the Bar Association Queensland (2014 to date); Vice President of The Bar Association of Queensland (2013-14); Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Member of The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated.

Education

University of Queensland (1977 BEcon; 1980 LLB Hons first class); Magdalen College, Oxford (1985 BCL).

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