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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

Sebastian Isaac

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

Position

Sebastian is experienced and expert in complex and high value commercial disputes, in both litigation and international arbitration.

Recent cases include:

  • Acting (with Jonathan Crow QC, David Foxton QC and others) for Victor Pinchuk in his very high value LCIA Arbitration and High Court claims against Igor Kolomoisky and Gennadiy Bogolyubov; both of which were pursued successfully to settlement during and just before the final hearings.
     
  • Acting (with Laurence Rabinowitz QC) for the global investment management firm AllianceBernstein, defending a claim brought by the Philips Electronics Pension Fund.
     
  • Acting (with Daniel Toledano QC) for Centrica, one of the big six energy companies, in a dispute with the owner of the Medway power station, under the terms of a take-or-pay contract between them.
     
  • Acting (with Laurence Rabinowitz QC, Richard Gillis QC and others) for Boris Berezovsky in the case of Berezovsky v Abramovich.
     
  • Acting for the Liberian oil trader Aminata & Sons, defending claims by the Swiss oil and commodities trader Novel Commodities SA.

Main areas of practice include energy, commodities, banking and finance, civil fraud, and professional negligence.

Career

Called 2005, Lincoln’s Inn.

Education

Winchester College; Trinity College, Cambridge (BA social and political science, double starred First, with distinction, top of year); City University (graduate diploma in law, distinction, top of year); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar vocational course, outstanding).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Juniors

Sebastian Isaac - One Essex CourtVery strategic and extremely supportive – obtains fantastic results.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Sebastian Isaac - One Essex CourtHe is bright, very good with solicitors, and a very effective advocate.

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