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Hardwicke is a leading commercial chambers which specialises in arbitration; commercial dispute resolution; construction and engineering; insolvency, restructuring and company; insurance; professional liability and property disputes. It also has niche specialisms in clinical negligence and personal injury as well as private client work. Handling both domestic and international work, Hardwicke is known for the quality of its members and client service as well as its innovative approach to issues such as funding.
Stewarts act in some of the most high profile and groundbreaking cases in the UK. Our team of more than 60 lawyers has the depth and expertise to conduct heavyweight litigation.
Our clients include FTSE 100 companies, Fortune 500 and other international corporations, as well as institutional investors, foreign governments, public bodies and individuals.
We are conflict free, enabling us to act for our clients against global banks and multinationals in high value, complex disputes. Many of our cases are groundbreaking and involve the application of new and developing areas of the law.
Our lawyers have unrivalled experience in putting together innovative costs arrangements. The use of third party funding, after-the-event insurance and risk-sharing fee agreements enables our clients to manage risk and litigate from a position of financial strength.
One Essex Court is a pre-eminent set of London barristers’ chambers right at the very top of the commercial litigation and disputes market. Our principle areas of practice include, banking and financial services; civil fraud and investigations; company and insolvency law, including shareholder and joint venture disputes; competition cases; energy and infrastructure project disputes; professional discipline claims; and revenue law. Professional clients comprise many of the major litigation and disputes law firms both UK and international, as well as general counsel and in-house legal operations in major corporations, financial institutions and government.
Barristers at One Essex Court appear and advise in a wide spectrum of disputes work, often instructed in the most complex and high value cases passing through the courts. Given the depth of quality and expertise in Chambers, this regularly see members acting for opposing parties in large scale, multi-party matters. Recent, high-profile work has included the £3.8bn civil fraud claim in Hewlett Packard v Lynch & anor and current high-profile casework at One Essex Court includes, the section 90A FSMA claims against Tesco PLC for misstatement of profits; the fraud and conspiracy claim in Sana Sabbagh v Khoury & ors; and for Barclays Bank in defence of a claim by PCP Capital Partners in relation to emergency fundraising during the 2008 financial crisis.
Members here are also regularly engaged in substantial overseas disputes, frequently appearing in the courts in the Caribbean and the Far East, and more recently in the first case to go before the newly constituted Netherlands Commercial Court.
Burges Salmon LLP is consistently ranked amongst the UK’s most successful commercial law firms. Our national and international client base ranges from private individuals to government departments and FTSE 100 companies including The John Lewis Partnership, The Financial Services Compensation Scheme, FirstGroup, HSBC Bank plc, Virgin, Costain Group, The Crown Commercial Service, Babcock International Group and Highways England. With 92 partners and a total of more than 800 employees, the firm offers a cohesive, communicative environment which results in strong working relationships right across the firm and an enhanced service for our clients. The award-winning firm is widely recognised for the quality of its expertise in a range of areas, including corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate and tax & trusts.
Harbour is the largest privately-owned litigation funder, having raised over $1bn of third party capital since inception. Established in 2007, Harbour has funded 120 claims, with arbitrations under six arbitral rules and litigation in 14 jurisdictions.
A leading commercial set of chambers, the barristers of Twenty Essex offer outstanding legal minds combined with a modern and commercial disputes experience.
Our clients include major global companies, institutions, governments and their advisors from around the world and our barristers advise and appear as advocates in court or arbitration in relation to a broad range of company and commercial, EU, competition, and public international law disputes. Practices involve the preparation and conduct of litigation before a wide range of courts and tribunals, in the UK, in foreign jurisdictions as well as on the international stage.
The vast majority of the work is international in nature and we have well-established links to many overseas markets, including through our Asian hub in Singapore servicing clients throughout Asia Pacific and beyond.
The set is also home to a number of highly respected domestic and international arbitrators and mediators, some of whom were previously judges either in the UK or overseas.
Acolad is the European leader in translation services and one of the most dynamic businesses in its industry. The Acolad group is a specialist in the legal and financial sectors and distinguishes itself through its multi-local market approach, a unique trait which has made it the preferred translation partner of some of the largest international companies and firms.
Acolad’s Legal & Finance business unit offers a wide range of language services to its clients, including certified translation, interpreting, and legalisation. The Acolad team is available 24/7 in order to meet all of your translation needs.