Mr Stewart Buckingham > Chambers of Simon Croall QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Simon Croall QC
Quadrant Chambers


Practises in the fields of commercial law, including commercial contracts, energy, shipping, international sale of goods, commodities, shipbuilding, conflicts of law, insurance, carriage of goods and professional negligence; including interim relief and injunctions.


Called 1996; Middle Temple.


Oxford University (BA); Law Moderations – Distinction; Final Honour School – First Class; Hertford College, Oxford; Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commodities

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Stewart BuckinghamQuadrant ChambersStraightforward, calm and user-friendly, he is never intimidated and puts his points forcefully.

I consider it to be the best shipping and trading set‘, remarks a client of Quadrant Chambers who adds that ‘frankly the range of talent available is now so good it is very strong set in terms of maritime law and commodity trade disputes, particularly at the junior end‘. Clients also note that ‘the clerks are responsive and helpful; they give an excellent service in terms of speed of response and finding suitable counsel whenever required‘. Simon Rainey QC, who frequently handles appeals following commodity arbitration awards by trade bodies such as GAFTA and FOSFA, represented Sucden Financial in a landmark appeal in the Commercial Court regarding the standard governing the sale and carriage of sugar. Respected junior Stewart Buckingham handled a large matter concerning the quality and condition of soybeans sold to buyers in Iran.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Stewart BuckinghamQuadrant ChambersHe has experience, is tenacious and is incredibly hardworking.

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Shipping and commodities

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Stewart BuckinghamQuadrant ChambersThe best junior out there for wet shipping; great experience, tenacious, and incredibly hardworking.