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Twenty Essex

20 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.twentyessex.com
London, Singapore
Twenty Essex, Michael Coburn QC, London, ENGLAND

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Michael Coburn QC

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
Twenty Essex (Twenty Essex)

Work Department

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Commodities
  • Commercial law
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Private international law
  • Shipping

Position

Michael practises in all aspects of commercial law, usually with an international dimension, with particular emphasis on shipping, international sale of goods, and commodities.

He is a specialist in a broad cross-section of shipping and international trade issues including disputes arising out of charterparties, general average, commodities and shipbuilding contracts. He has acted in precedent setting cases such as Spar v GCL heard in the Court of Appeal concerning the obligation to pay hire.

Michael acts in English court and arbitration proceedings. He has acted as arbitrator in a number of references.

Career

Called to Inner Temple 1990; appointed QC 2010.

Member

  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association: Supporting Member

Education

  • City University: Diploma in Law (1989)
  • University of Oxford, Worcester College: Literae Humaniores (1988)


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Leading Silks

Michael Coburn QC - Twenty EssexOne of the best silks - very commercial and always to the point, he doesn’t beat around the bush.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Silks

Michael Coburn QC - Twenty EssexVery commercial and always to the point.

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