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Chambers of Simon Croall QC

QUADRANT HOUSE, 10 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AU, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7583 4444
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292 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Simon Croall QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
Email:
Quadrant Chambers (Chambers of Simon Croall QC)

Position

Simon Croall is an established commercial silk who has appeared in every court
(including twice in the House of Lords). He is a sought after trial advocate as well as being respected in the appellate courts. In recent years much of his work has been in the context of International Arbitrations. He led the team for Owners in landmark case on remoteness in contract damages Transfield Shipping v Mercator Shipping ("The Achilleas") [2009] 1 AC 61. Recent reported highlights include another important case on damages Fulton Shipping v Globalia (The New Flamenco) in both the Court of Appeal [2016] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 383 and below [2014] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 230, Mitsui v Beteiligungsgesellschaft (“The Longchamp”) [2016] EWCA 708 in which the Court of Appeal ruled on controversial aspects of general average in the context of piracy, Essar Shipping v Bank of China [2016] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 427 on factors relevant to the grant of anti suit injunctions and ST Shipping v Space Shipping [2016] 2 Lloyd’s 17 on arbitration appeals. Simon is particularly well known for his experience in the following fields: shipping and commodities, commercial litigation, International Arbitration, energy, insurance and Information Technology (see for example De Beers v Atos Origin [2011] BLR 274, a claim arising out of a large scale IT project). He also has a global practice with a depth of experience working with Chinese and south east Asian clients.

Career

Call 1986 (Middle). Silk 2008.

Member

COMBAR and Society of Computers and the Law

Education

Emmanuel College, Cambridge (1985 MA Law 1st class Hons).


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Simon Croall QC - Quadrant Chambers ‘An excellent technician who always picks good points.’

Within: Commodities

Quadrant Chambers is ‘an excellent set with supportive clerks who deliver barristers of the right expertise to suit clients’ needs’. ‘Strong leader’ Simon Rainey QC is one of the most accomplished silks in the commodities sector, though the set has several members ‘of extremely high calibre’, including Simon Croall QC, John Russell QC and Stewart Buckingham. Rainey acted for Stemcor in a US$250m LCIA arbitration concerning the supply of coking coal to the Bosnian steel industry.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Simon Croall QC - Quadrant Chambers ‘Excellent technically.’

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Simon Croall QC - Quadrant Chambers ‘An excellent technician; excellent on his feet.’

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