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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
20 Essex Street (Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC), Sara Masters QC, London, ENGLAND

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Sara Masters QC

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

Work Department

  • Arbitration
  • EU law/competition law
  • Private international law
  • Sale of goods
  • Shipping and commodities

Position

Sara specialises in all areas of commercial law.
She has a particular interest in jurisdictional disputes, including jurisdictional issues in arbitration and in private international law and conflicts of law. Sara also has extensive experience in insurance and reinsurance, sale of goods, shipping (including shipbuilding and ship sale disputes) and commodities, aviation, construction, energy, and EU law, particularly competition law.
Sara has appeared in the High Court, Competition Appeal Tribunal, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Privy Council and before the European Court of Justice and Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. She is registered to appear before the Singapore International Commercial Court. Sara also appears frequently before arbitrators in a broad range of disputes both in the UK and abroad.
She accepts appointments as an arbitrator both in the UK and abroad. She has wide experience both of institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, and is also a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) accredited mediator. Sara is appointed to the panels of arbitrators for the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration and China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission.

Career

Year of call: 1993
Year of QC: 2012

Languages

French (fluent); Italian (conversational)

Member

  • ArbitralWomen
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • LCIA European Users' Council
  • LMAA

Education

  • Universite Libre de Bruxelles: licence speciale en droit europeen, Grande distinction
  • University of Cambridge, Trinity College: MA


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Sara Masters QC - 20 Essex StreetA very approachable, efficient and responsive advocate for shipping and commodities matters.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Sara Masters QC - 20 Essex StreetVery user friendly.

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