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Lawrence Akka QC
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Lawrence Akka has an extensive background in large commercial and contractual disputes, particularly involving technology, media and telecommunications. His practice covers software and hardware procurement, outsourcing, supply and development, e-commerce, broadcasting, nternet and telecommunications law and data protection. He has been instructed in numerous IT cases relating to subjects as diverse as satellite provisioning, telephone tapping and internet gambling. He was shortlisted for Chambers and Partners IT Junior of the Year Award in 2009, and is the vice-chairman (civil) of the Bar Council IT Panel. He has been involved with information technology for over 25 years, and has a thorough grasp of the technical and other issues involved in the industry. He has written a number of domestic and business software applications, and is fluent in several computer programming languages. Lawrence also specialises in shipping, commodities, insurance and commercial law, principally in the following areas: carriage by sea and road, charterparty and MOA disputes, international and domestic sale of goods, commodity trading and futures, international trade, agency and licensing, conflict of laws and jurisdiction, maritime, commodity and other domestic and international arbitration. He accepts appointments to sit as arbitrator and has been appointed in both IT and shipping references.
Called to Lincoln's Inn 1991, Cassel Scholar; Everard Ver Heyden Foundation Prize for Advocacy - CLE 1991.
COMBAR; LCLCBA (London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association); Society for Computers and Law; British Computer Society.
Manchester Grammar School; St Catherine's College, Oxford (1990 BA Hons (1)).
International commercial arbitration; Information technology; Shipping - marine