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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

Richard Millett QC

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

Position

Specialises in: banking law, securities, debt and other financing instruments, derivatives, loan syndications and bonds, and all types of banking litigation and arbitration worldwide; corporate fraud, asset tracing and receiverships; chancery/commercial litigation; insurance and reinsurance, particularly professional indemnity and D&O coverage claims, large facultative energy, mining and infrastructure risks and reinsurer insolvency and run-off; corporate employment litigation, confidentiality and restrictive covenants; media and entertainment litigation and privacy claims; energy disputes; and insolvency, particularly cross-border. Regularly appears in the Chancery Division, Commercial Court and the Court of Appeal. Also conducts cases in the first instance and appellate courts of the British Virgin Islands, Nevis, Anguilla, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and the Isle of Man, and is a fully called permanent member of the Bars of the British Virgin Islands and of Anguilla. Appears as lead counsel in international arbitrations of all kinds and regularly sits as an arbitrator on ICC and LCIA arbitrations and as an ad hoc tribunal. Publications of note: co-author with Geraldine Andrews QC ‘Andrews and Millett, The Law of Guarantees’ (Sixth ed 2011); editor ‘Halsbury’s Laws of England: Vol 20(1): Guarantees’ (2004 Reissue); co-editor ‘Run-Off Management and Commutations in Practice’ (IIL 2006).

Career

Called 1985, Lincoln’s Inn. Panel member, Counsel to the Department of Trade for Directors’ Disqualifications 1987-1992; member of Treasury Counsel ‘A’ Panel 2000-03; silk 2003; civil recorder 2010.

Languages

French (working knowledge).

Member

Chancery Bar Association (member, Continuing Education Sub-Committee); Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) (member, Africa Sub-Committee); London Common Law and Commercial Bar.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (BA).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Richard Millett QC - Essex Court ChambersA fighter and someone you are always grateful to have on your side.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Richard Millett QC - Essex Court ChambersA high-class silk and excellent with clients.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Richard Millett QC - Essex Court ChambersHe is instructed in BVI and Cayman cases.

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