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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 WC2
Email:
Web:
www.20essexst.com
Singapore, London

Edmund Broadbent

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

Position

Specialist in international trade, shipping, commercial and shipping litigation and arbitration; important cases include: Deutsche Schachtbau und Tiefbohrgesellschaft MBH v Shell International Petroleum Co Ltd [1999] 1 AC 295; Effort Shipping Co Ltd v Linden Management SA [1998] AC 605; L’Office Cherifien des Phosphates v Yamashita-Shinnihon Steamship Co Ltd [1994] 1 AC 486; Cargill International SA v CPN Tankers (Bermuda) Ltd [1993] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 435.

Career

Called to Gray’s Inn 1980, Bacon Scholar; supporting member London Maritime Arbitrators Association.

Education

Loretto School; Jesus College, Cambridge (1978 BA Law (1); 1979 LLB (1)).

Leisure

Golf, chess.

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

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