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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
Fax:
Fax 020 7813 8080
DX:
320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore
Essex Court Chambers, Nigel Eaton QC, London, ENGLAND

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Nigel Eaton QC

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

Position

Specialises in international and domestic commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance and shipping. Insurance and reinsurance practice covers both marine and non-marine business in a range of areas, including property, P&I, liability, professional indemnity, and political risk. Reinsurance experience includes both proportional and non-proportional business. In shipping, he has substantial experience of disputes under bills of lading, contracts of affreightment, voyage charters, and time charters. Has also advised and acted in litigation in the related areas of ship sale and purchase and shipbuilding. In addition to these core practice areas, he is experienced in international trade and transport, oil and gas, and professional negligence disputes. Also regularly deals with conflicts of law issues. His practice encompasses advocacy, drafting and advisory work. Has appeared in the Queen’s Bench Division (and particularly in the Commercial Court), Chancery Division, Court of Appeal, Privy Council and House of Lords, and before both ad hoc and institutional (including ICC, LCIA and LMAA) arbitral tribunals.

Career

Essex Court Chambers 1992 to date.

Member

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

Education

Magdalen College, Oxford (BA; BCL).


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Leading Silks

Nigel Eaton QC - Essex Court ChambersOne of the cleverest barristers at the commercial Bar, he offers superb clarity and can be trusted to give reliable guidance.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Silks

Nigel Eaton QC - Essex Court ChambersHe offers superb clarity and can always be trusted to give a reliable, neutral guidance on the prospects of a case.

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