Jeffrey Gruder QC > Essex Court Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersA very wise lawyer who has a good bedside manner.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersHe is highly rated by clients.

With ‘top quality barristers‘, Essex Court Chambers is seen as a ‘pre-eminent set in international arbitration, shipping and commodities‘. Major marine insurance dispute, The Panamax Trader, is a key highlight for Steven Berry QC and Jeremy Brier, which concerns whether the shipowners deliberately sank a vessel. Euro-Asia v Credit Suisse, which relates to missing bills of lading and an alleged letter of credit fraud, is a notable case for Jeffrey Gruder QC  and Nathan Pillow QC saw the end of long-running bribery and conspiracy case case Fiona Trust & Holding Corp v Privalov and others in 2018, when permission to appeal was refused. The ‘user-friendly‘ set welcomed David Walsh from Quadrant Chambers in 2018.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersCharming and unflappable, and is excellent at managing challenging clients.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersA delight to work with, always happy to muck in, and is an effective team player.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersHe is very experienced and knowledgeable.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Jeffrey Gruder QCEssex Court ChambersA brilliant mind, commercial as well as legal.