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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
Email:
Web:
www.oeclaw.co.uk
London, Singapore

Laurence Emmett

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

Position

Broad spectrum of commercial work in litigation, arbitration and ADR, with particular experience in energy and financial services sectors, as well as in relation to disputes arising out of share and business sale agreements, issues of jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and fine art litigation.

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: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtA very strong up-and-coming junior.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtHighly intelligent, thorough and diligent – always looking for a winning argument.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading juniors

Laurence Emmett - One Essex CourtDemonstrates a keen sense of detail and a good understanding of difficult technical issues.

Within: Energy

One Essex Court is ‘an amazing set, with a fantastic range of practitioners’ that provide ‘efficient service’. It is best known for its strength in commercial dispute resolution: Lord Grabiner QC acted for Northern Gulf Petroleum in international arbitration proceedings against MP G1 (Thailand) concerning a joint operating agreement to develop and operate an oilfield in the Gulf of Thailand. Laurence Emmett represented Scottish Power in several disputes arising from the extended shutdown of the Andrew oilfield in the North Sea.

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