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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
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Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore

James Collins QC

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

Position

Has a broad-based commercial practice. Recognised as clever, commercial and user-friendly, he has represented clients in numerous international arbitrations (in London, New York, Singapore and many other venues) subject to diverse procedural rules (including ICC, LCIA, SIAC, AAA and LMAA) and before the English Courts at all levels. Recent cases have included substantial trials and arbitrations (involving international investments, shareholder disputes, insurance, mergers, shipping and ship-building disputes, long-term supply contracts and commodities) as well as applications for injunctions and to enforce foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Areas of expertise include the following: arbitration law and practice, commercial litigation, international trade and investment, Bermuda form insurance disputes, conflicts of interest and confidentiality, shipping, ship-building and ship sale and purchase, conflict of laws.

Member

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.


London Bar

International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

James Collins QC - Essex Court ChambersOutstanding – a very strong practitioner in the field of international arbitration.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Essex Court Chambers boasts art litigation expertise. Joe Smouha QC and James Collins QC continue to act in Accent Delight & Others v Yves Bouvier & Others, a high-profile, multi-jurisdictional claim concerning allegations of fraudulently inflated prices of artwork.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

James Collins QC - Essex Court ChambersHis practice includes cross-border art fraud cases.

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