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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

7-8 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3LD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
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Fax 020 7379 3558
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302 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.brickcourt.co.uk

Andrew Henshaw QC

Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Email:
Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)

Position

Commercial law, banking, securities, EC law, public law. Important cases include: Case C-45/08 Spector (European Court of Justice); Masefield v Amlin (Commercial Court 2010 and Court of Appeal 2011); Berezovsky v Abramovich (Commercial Court, 2010); AstraZeneca v Albemarle (Commercial Court, 2010); UBS v HSH Nordbank (Commercial Court, 2008 and Court of Appeal, 2009); R (Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Administrative Court, 2009, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, 2011); R (Forest Heath DC) v Boundary Commission (Admin Court and Court of Appeal, 2009); J Leadbitter v Devon County Council (Chancery Division, 2009); Federal Security Services Ltd v Northern Ireland Court Service (High Court of Northern Ireland, 2009); Merger Action Group v Sec of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Competition Appeal Tribunal, 2008); Ratcliffe v Ministry of Defence (Court of Appeal, 2008); Underwriting Members of Lloyd’s Syndicate 980 and others v Sinco SA (Commercial Court, 2008); Case C-140/07 Hecht Pharma (European Court of Justice, 2008); Case C-439/06 Citiworks, (European Court of Justice, 2007); Case 386/05 Color Drack, (European Court of Justice, 2006); Poole v HM Treasury, (Commercial Court, 2006 and Court of Appeal, 2007); GN (Iran) v Secretary of State for Home Department, (Court of Appeal, 2008); R (OS) v Secretary of State for Home Office, (Administrative Court, 2006); Valse v Merrill Lynch, (Commercial Court, 2004); Beltekian v City of Westminster, (Court of Appeal, 2004); Price Jones v Commerzbank, (QBD and Court of Appeal, 2003); Oxybel v Essar, (Commercial Court, 2003); Benson v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (EAT, 2003); R v DTI ex p BT3G (Court of Appeal, 2001); In re Medicaments (nos 2 and 4), (Court of Appeal, 2000 and 2001); Jaks (UK) v Cera Investment Bank (Commercial Court, 1999). Publications include: chapters on derivatives litigation and financial self-regulation in ‘Derivatives Instruments Law’ (ed Swan, 1995); articles on preference law in international insolvency (1997), choice of forum under the Brussels convention (1997) and managing internal investigations (1999); and contributor to Brick Court Chambers’ book ‘Competition Litigation: UK Practice and Procedure’.

Career

Called 2000, Inner Temple; former solicitor (partner Linklaters 1994-2000).

Member

COMBAR; Bar European Group; ALBA.

Education

The Sponne School, Towcester; Downing College, Cambridge (1983 BA).

Leisure

Classical music, tennis, skiing.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Andrew Henshaw QC - Brick Court ChambersClients, solicitors and judges respect him for his calm and measured approach.

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