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Essex Court Chambers

Living Wage
24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3EG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7813 8080
DX:
320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore

Andrew Hochhauser QC

Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Email:
Essex Court Chambers (Essex Court Chambers)

Position

Has a broad-based commercial practice, including a significant number of employment-related disputes concerning City financial institutions. Was appointed a deputy High Court judge in the Chancery Division in 2013 and in the Queen’s Bench Division in 2014. Recent high-profile work has included: advising Ingenious Media in a £1bn+ appeal against the HMRC, acting for one of the Defendants in the team move High Court case of Arthur J Gallagher v Ross, appearing in the BVI Commercial Court in Ng v Peckson Ltd, involving the ownership of shares in a large casino in Macau; acting for the Defendants in Grizzly Business Ltd v Stena Drilling Limited, a Commercial Court claim in relation to claim for a substantial success fee relating to a mobile offshore drilling unit; appearing in a number of substantial City bonus claims, including representing a large number of senior bankers in (both in the High Court and in Court of Appeal) in bonus claims against Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank and acting for the FSA in Financial Services Compensation Scheme Ltd v Abbey National, and in the Upper Tribunal case of FSA v Pottage.

Career

Called 1977, Middle Temple (Harmsworth Scholar); QC 1997; bencher 2000; recorder 2004, Deputy High Court Judge 2013.

Languages

French.

Member

South-East Circuit; COMBAR; ELBA; ELA; LCLCBA.

Education

Bristol University (LLB Hons); London School of Economics (LLM Hons); Courtauld Institute of Art (MA); FCIArb.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Andrew Hochhauser QC - Essex Court ChambersHighly regarded for a broad range of commercial disputes.

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Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Andrew Hochhauser QC - Essex Court ChambersAn excellent advocate and a Rottweiler in court.

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