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20 Essex Street

Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC

LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.20essexst.com
London, Singapore

Malcolm Jarvis

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
20 Essex Street (Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC)

Position

Malcolm specialises in commercial and EU law. He acts in commercial disputes arising in a variety of sectors including energy, natural resources, international trade and shipping (including shipbuilding).
He acts as advocate in the High Court (Business and Property Courts) and the appellate courts in England. He also represents clients in commercial arbitrations, including institutional (for example International Chamber of Commerce and London Court of International Arbitration) and trade (for example London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), GAFTA and FOSFA). He is instructed both as sole advocate and as part of a team.
Malcolm’s practice often involves cross-border disputes. He has considerable specialisation in jurisdictional and conflict of law disputes and in obtaining and opposing interim applications for anti-suit and freezing injunctions. Malcolm is regularly instructed on challenges to arbitration awards in the High Court.
His EU law practice complements his commercial practice (for example under the Commercial Agents Regulations). It covers competition law (including follow-on damages claims), state aid and public procurement.

Career

Year of call: 1998

Languages

French (proficient); Dutch (proficient)

Member

  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Bar European Group
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • LMAA: Supporting Member
  • United Kingdom Association of European Law

Education

  • University of Groningen (The Netherlands): LLD (Cum Laude)
  • University of Cambridge: MA, LLM (First Class)


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Malcolm Jarvis - 20 Essex StreetRegularly instructed on major energy disputes.

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Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading juniors

Malcolm Jarvis - 20 Essex StreetVery bright and user friendly, he gives straightforward and practical advice and is a persuasive advocate.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading juniors

Malcolm Jarvis - 20 Essex StreetParticularly active in oil and gas.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Malcolm Jarvis - 20 Essex StreetHe is very meticulous and thorough.

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