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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

Conall Patton

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

Position

Conall Patton has a broad commercial practice, including energy, competition, banking and finance, jurisdiction/choice of law, company and commercial judicial review. He is recommended as a leading junior in the major directories. Highlights of recent work include: conducting a two-week Commercial Court trial (without a leader) for private equity group Warburg Pincus (Barbudev v Eurocom Cable Management Bulgaria [2011] 2 All E.R. (Comm) 951); conducting a one-week c. $100m LCIA arbitration (also without a leader) for a major investment bank; appearing (with Lord Grabiner QC) in the Supreme Court in a challenge to HMRC’s interpretation of its guidance on tax residence for individuals (R (Gaines-Cooper) v HMRC [2012] 1 All ER 1048); appearing (with Ian Glick QC and Daniel Jowell QC for HSBC in a claim for repayment of taxes levied contrary to EU law; appearing (with Thomas Sharpe QC) in a challenge to the OFT’s penalty for cover pricing infringements in the construction industry; and arguing a novel point on the costs consequences of discontinuance in the Court of Appeal (Safeway v Twigger [2011] 2 All ER 841). He has been admitted as a member of the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.

Career

Called 2004; Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Irish, French, German.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

St Columb’s College, Derry; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2002 BA Hons, first class); Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University (2003, Kennedy Scholar).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Conall Patton - One Essex CourtFantastic – a go-to barrister on complex finance disputes.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Conall Patton - One Essex CourtCertainly destined for greatness.

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Competition

Within: Competition – Leading juniors

Conall Patton - One Essex CourtUndoubtedly one of the top juniors at the commercial Bar and has also gained substantial experience in competition litigation.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading juniors

Conall Patton - One Essex CourtRegularly instructed on complex, large-scale commercial arbitrations.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading juniors

Conall Patton - One Essex CourtOne of the absolute top-notch juniors, so incisive and calm.

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