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  1. Public international law – Leading sets
  2. Public international law – Leading silks
  3. Public international law – 2016 silks
  4. Public international law – 2017 silks
  5. Public international law – Leading juniors

Public international law – Leading sets

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Public international law – 2016 silks

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20 Essex Street has a selection of first-class silks and juniors, who are among the leading lights for public international law. A recent major case for Sir Daniel Bethlehem KCMG QC, Guglielmo Verdirame, Sir Michael Wood KCMG and Sudhanshu Swaroop QC, was representing Italy in a dispute with India concerning two Italian marines held in Indian custody following the death of two Indian fishermen.

Blackstone Chambers is the β€˜go-to chambers for international conflict of law’ work with an impressive array of silks and juniors for clients to choose from. Representative matters include acting for Pakistan during a $650m ICSID dispute with Agility for Public Warehousing Co. Members are also representing Bank Mellat in a Β£4bn damages claim against HM Treasury arising from the alleged unlawful imposition of sanctions.

Essex Court Chambers is β€˜clearly a leader in this field’, with big-name silks and some β€˜hugely impressive juniors’. The set is also praised for its client care, and one solicitior β€˜truly cannot think of anything it could do to improve the service’. Recent mandates include representing Kenya in the ICJ concerning a bid by Somalia to delimit the maritime boundary between the two countries.

Matrix Chambers houses some of the pre-eminent public international law practitioners the country has to offer, including Zachary Douglas QC and Philippe Sands QC. Highlights involving multiple members include representing Ghana in the ICJ in a dispute with the Ivory Coast concerning a maritime boundary limitation, and acting for Somalia in its maritime boundary case against Kenya.

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