Edmund King QC > Essex Court Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Essex Court Chambers
Essex Court Chambers
24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3EG
England
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Position

Has a broad commercial and commercial chancery practice with an emphasis on advocacy: experience in the Court of Appeal, High Court, in arbitrations (domestic and international) and in VAT Tribunals. Practices in general commercial litigation and VAT. Commercial practice includes international arbitration, banking, commodities, fraud, insurance, shipping, and sovereign immunity claims and he also has considerable experience of shareholder disputes. Significant experience of interim applications, including arbitration applications and appeals, and obtaining and setting aside freezing orders, in support of proceedings here and in other jurisdictions or in support of arbitrations.

Career

Called 1999, Inner Temple; called British Virgin Islands.

Languages

French.

Education

BA (Oxon); LLM (Harv).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Edmund King QCEssex Court ChambersHe lives and breathes his cases – judges listen to him because he’s always on top of the detail.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Edmund King QCEssex Court ChambersA powerful and compelling advocate who fights his corner with talent.

London Bar > Commodities

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Edmund King QCEssex Court ChambersA strong shipping and commodities advocate.

London Bar > Shipping

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Edmund King QCEssex Court ChambersHe is noted for his experience in shipping cases.

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: VAT - 2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Edmund King QCEssex Court ChambersHe has an impressive ability to quickly review and assimilate large volumes of technical information and to apply the law to nuanced, industry-specific cases.