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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

Jern-Fei Ng QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in civil fraud, commercial litigation, energy and commodities, international arbitration, shipping and indirect tax, with offices in London and Singapore. Cases include: RBS Deutschland (sole counsel for RBS in the ECJ against the governments of the UK, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Denmark); Fiona Trust litigation (civil fraud, shipping, described by The Times as ‘the shipping trial of the century’); CNA Insurance Company v Willis (civil fraud); Thiess v Kaltim Prima Coal (commodities, energy); Ikos litigation (civil fraud); Chambers Finance Ltd v Brent (promissory notes); BlackRock v HMRC (compound interest claim); Chubb Insurance Company v HMRC (insurance premium tax); American Express v HMRC (partial exemption). Also has extensive experience in a large number of arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional (HKIAC, ICC, LCIA, LMAA, SIAC and UNCITRAL rules). Named by ‘Legal Week’ as one of ten Stars at the Bar for 2012 and named by the ‘Tax Journal’ as one of the 40 leading tax practitioners under the age of 40. Recommended by ‘The Legal 500’ and ‘Chambers UK’ for up to five categories: civil fraud, energy (Band 1), international arbitration, shipping and VAT. Recommended also by ‘Chambers Asia’ in international arbitration for two regions: Asia-Pacific and Singapore (Band 1).

Career

Called 2002, Lincoln’s Inn.

Languages

Cantonese, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin.

Education

Trinity College, Cambridge (MA).


London Bar

Commodities

Within: 2018 Silks

Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersExtremely hardworking, fiercely intelligent and tireless in his pursuit of an argument.

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Energy

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Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersExtremely bright, diligent, thorough and meticulous, he will fight like a gladiator to win the case.

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Fraud: civil

Within: 2018 Silks

Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersExtremely intelligent and tactically astute, his advocacy skills are also very impressive.

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International arbitration: counsel

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Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersTireless in his pursuit of an argument but without losing sight of the commercial realities of any claim.

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Shipping

Within: 2018 Silks

Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersExtremely intelligent and tactically astute.

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Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

Within: Tax: VAT - 2018 silks

Jern-Fei Ng QC - Essex Court ChambersHe is is extremely bright and diligent.

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