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Stuart has a broad commercial practice in line with Chambers’ profile. He has particular interests in arbitration, civil fraud, shipping, insurance, finance and energy. He graduated with a first class degree in law from the University of Cambridge, ranked second in his final year, followed by a BCL (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining Essex Court Chambers, Stuart worked as a research assistant for Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury and for the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project, and has taught law at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge. Key areas of expertise include: international commercial arbitration; commercial dispute resolution; civil fraud and asset tracing; banking and financial services; insurance and reinsurance; shipping; international trade and commodities; conflicts of laws and private international law; energy and natural resources; and sports law.


Called 2013, Lincoln’s Inn. Research assistant to the Secured Transactions Law Reform Project (2012-13); Research assistant to Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury (2012-13); Supervisor in Civil Law, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge (2012-13); Called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn (2013); Pupillage at Essex Court Chambers (2013-14); Tenant at Essex Court Chambers (2014).


COMBAR; LCIA; LSLC Young Maritime Professionals; Young Fraud Lawyers Association.


Parrs Wood High School, Manchester. Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, MA Law; First Class; ranked second in final year (2008-11); St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, BCL; Distinction (2011-12); Kaplan Law School, BPTC; Outstanding (2012-13).


Rugby, weightlifting.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Stuart CribbEssex Court ChambersAn up-and-coming junior and a very thorough and confident advocate.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Stuart CribbEssex Court ChambersAn up and coming junior. Very knowledgeable on freezing injunctions. Very thorough and is a confident advocate. Has the answers at his fingertips.