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One Essex Court

Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 0118
DX:
430 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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London, Singapore

Laurence Emmett

Tel:
Work 020 7583 2000
Email:
One Essex Court (Chambers of Lord Grabiner QC)

Position

Laurence Emmett’s practice extends over the full range of issues that arise in commercial disputes,  including both litigation and international arbitration. His experience covers issues of contractual interpretation, jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments and injunctive relief. He has particular knowledge of the energy industry (including hydrocarbon-based and renewable resources), banking and finance and the pharmaceutical industry. Beyond our core practice areas, Laurence has particular interest and experience in fine art disputes. 

His recent work includes FM Capital Partners v Marino (civil fraud claim brought by the Libya Africa Investment Portfolio against directors of a fund management company and others); Allergy Therapeutics v Inflamax, Inc (claim concerning fraud arising in the conduct of a pharmaceutical trial); a number of high-value international energy arbitrations; and acting for FCA enforcement in relation to investigations and disciplinary matters.

Career

Called 2004, Lincoln’s Inn.

Member

COMBAR; LCLCBA, Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society (committee member).

Education

Sydney University (1995 BA Hons English and Greek, first class); Brasenose College, Oxford (2001 DPhil Classics); Oxford Brookes University (2002 PGDL, distinction); BPP Law School (2003 LPC, commendation).

Leisure

Cycling, reading, chess, cricket.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtA very intelligent, methodical and hardworking barrister who quickly digests complex financial transactions.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtIncredibly sharp and well-reasoned when it comes to difficult legal issues.

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Energy

Within: Leading Juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtVery clever, commercial and approachable; he identifies key issues and counter-arguments brilliantly.

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