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Chambers of Luke Parsons QC

QUADRANT HOUSE, 10 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 4455
DX:
292 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.quadrantchambers.com

Lionel Persey QC QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
Email:
Quadrant Chambers (Chambers of Luke Parsons QC)

Position

Barrister and arbitrator specializing in: commercial litigation; international commercial arbitration; shipping; energy/oil and gas; conflict of laws; insurance; and mediation.  Legal 500 Silk of the Year 2014 in Energy & Projects.

Career

Called 1981; Gray’s Inn; QC 1997; joint head of Quadrant Chambers 2006-2012; deputy High Court judge 2010; Lloyd’s Arbitrator 2009; Recorder 2002; member of the Supplementary Panel of Treasury Counsel 1993-97.

Languages

French.

Member

Gibraltar Bar; Commercial Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; TECBAR.

Education

Université de Limoges (1979 Diplôme D’Études Juridiques Françaises); University of Birmingham (1980 LLB Hons Law with French).

Leisure

Music, reading, food and wine, travel, gardening; member of The Reform Club.


Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersHe is super-efficient, straightforward and very strong on the analysis of complex cases.’

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersA pleasure to work with: considered, thorough and extremely user-friendly.’

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London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersA master tactician, who works exceptionally hard.’

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersA renowned standout performer, whose grip on the detail makes him a fearsome opponent.’

Within: Energy

Particularly recommended for the energy aspects of maritime work, Quadrant Chambers houses Lionel Persey QC, who appeared in Repsol Sinopec Energy UK v Baker Hughes. In other work, Simon Rainey QC represented Statoil in arbitration proceedings against Chevron, Petrobras and other oil major companies, pertaining to the redetermination of shares in oil field production in Nigeria.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersA go-to for coverage issues in the shipping and energy sectors.’

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersAn outstanding lawyer.’

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Lionel Persey QC - Quadrant ChambersExcellent.’

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