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Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC

GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
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Fax 020 7831 8479
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331 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.3vb.com

Nicholas Craig QC

Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
Email:
3 Verulam Buildings (Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation, in particular arbitration, civil fraud, banking, shipping, aviation, commodities, insurance and professional negligence. Reported cases include: Celestial Aviation Trading 71 Ltd v Paramount Airways Private Ltd [2010] EWHC 185 (Comm); Tarkin AG v Thames Steel UK Ltd [2010] EWHC 207 (Comm); Jackson Distribution Ltd v Tum Yeto Inc [2009] EWHC 982 (QB); Dunlop Haywards (DHL) Ltd v Erinaceous Insurance Services Ltd [2009] EWHC 2900 (Comm); Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd v John Forster Emmott [2008] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 616; P&O Nedlloyd BV v Arab Metals [2007] 1 WLR 2288; CSAV v MS ER Hamburg Schiffahrtsgesellschaft [2006] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 66; Heesens Yacht Builders BV v Cox Syndicate Management Ltd [2006] Lloyd’s Rep IR 103, [2006] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 35, CA; World Trade Corporation v Czarnikow Sugar Ltd. [2005] Lloyd’s Rep 422; The ‘Jordan II’ [2005] 1 WLR 1363; Cadre SA v Astra Asigura [2005] EWHC 2504; IOPC v Milford Haven Port Authority [2003] EWHC 1246 Admlty; the Marchioness Formal Investigation; R v SOS for the Home Dept ex parte Balbo B&C Auto Transporti Internazionali [2001] 1 WLR 1556.

Career

Called 1998; Inner Temple.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

King’s College London (BA Hons); Oxford University (MPhil); City University (Diploma in Law); Inns of Court School of Law; Inner Temple Major.


London Bar

Aviation

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe is a very effective advocate; he gets his points across clearly and interacts well with the court.

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Commodities

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsA true heavyweight at the commercial Bar, he is not frightened to express a clear view. Strategic, innovative but hard-headed advice.

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Energy

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsVery client friendly with an in-depth knowledge of arbitration related litigation; his written advocacy is superb.

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Fraud: civil

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsAn excellent barrister.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe is a powerhouse.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsParticularly effective at processing masses of information within a relatively short period and presenting arguments succinctly and persuasively.

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Professional negligence

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe is very responsive, thoroughly charming and a team player.

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Shipping

Within: 2019 Silks

Nicholas Craig QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe is thorough and responsive.

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