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Essex Court Chambers

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24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3EG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
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Fax 020 7813 8080
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320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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London, Singapore

Huw Davies QC

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

Position

Experienced and effective cross examiner with ‘an incredibly impressive style and approach’ who is ‘extremely able and approachable’. Specialises as an advocate in substantial and complex international and commercial disputes, leading teams of junior counsel and often appearing as co-counsel with overseas lawyers. Appears regularly at all levels in the courts in the UK as well as offshore and he has appeared in many international arbitrations both in London and worldwide. Has appeared on numerous occasions as advocate before the Privy Council. In recent years he has been engaged in an extremely heavy nine-month Chancery Division telecommunications/civil fraud trial, various injunction applications (including applications for injunctive relief under s44 of the Arbitration Act 1996, anti-suit injunctions and freezing injunctions), appeals to the Court of Appeal and several substantial international commercial arbitrations (eg ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, LMAA) in London and Malaysia. Sits as an arbitrator in international arbitrations and is also a CEDR-accredited mediator.

Career

Essex Court Chambers; QC 2006.

Member

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; London Court of International Arbitration; London Maritime Arbitrators Association.


London Bar

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Huw Davies QC - Essex Court ChambersHis demeanour in court and style of advocacy are highly effective.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Huw Davies QC - Essex Court ChambersVery diligent and has extremely sound judgement.

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