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

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

Jeffrey Gruder QC is widely recognised as a leading silk at the Commercial Bar. He is “an extremely able and thorough advocate with an extraordinary knowledge of the law” as well as being “a lawyer with a nice persuasive advocacy style who is a great cross-examiner”. He is client-friendly, has a high profile practice and a wide array of experience in international litigation and arbitration. Consistently recommended as a leading counsel in both ‘The Legal 500’ and ‘Chambers UK’ directories and praised for his intellectual ability, incisiveness and approachability.

Career

Called 1977; QC 1997.

Languages

Working knowledge of French, German.

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; LCIA; Panel of Arbitrators of SIAC; supporting member LMAA.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA first class, distinction).

Leisure

Theatre, art, cinema.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Jeffrey Gruder KCEssex Court ChambersErudite and technically strong. Jeffrey has a wealth of experience.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Jeffrey Gruder KCEssex Court ChambersHis judgement is always 100% accurate and he instills complete confidence in his clients.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4

Jeffrey Gruder KCEssex Court ChambersErudite and technically strong. He has a wealth of experience.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Jeffrey Gruder KCEssex Court ChambersA calming and reassuring presence both in hearings and in preparation. He brings unruffled insight to difficult situations.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Jeffrey Gruder KCEssex Court ChambersUnrivalled in giving very prompt and accurate advice on complex legal issues, including those of huge significance to clients.

London Bar > International arbitration: arbitrators

Arbitrators at 24 Lincoln’s Inn Fields is a specialist chambers for arbitrators which is associated with Essex Court Chambers. The latter set’s top-tier reputation for international arbitration and public international law makes it a strong source of barristers who divide their time between acting as counsel as arbitrator. In this category Jeffrey Gruder KC, Graham Dunning KC and David Mildon KC are among the best known names, though the set houses plenty of other well-regarded members at different levels of experience. Among the full time arbitrators, Sir Bernard Eder and Lord Collins are held in especially high regard.