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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

Edmund King

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

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).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – 2018 silks

Edmund King QC - Essex Court ChambersA tenacious and effective advocate with complete command of all the commercial and legal issues.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – 2018 silks

Edmund King QC - Essex Court ChambersPacks a considerable punch when it comes to excellent and pointed advocacy.

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Commodities

Within: Commodities – 2018 silks

Edmund King QC - Essex Court ChambersA strong advocate, whether it be in shipping, commodities or fraud matters.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – 2018 silks

Edmund King QC - Essex Court ChambersHe is a first-rate barrister.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – 2018 silks

Edmund King QC - Essex Court ChambersHe is an experienced tax lawyer.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

The barristers at Essex Court Chambers are ‘experts in the field of VAT and customs’ and ‘can be relied upon to give the best advice’ to clients seeking to resolve tax issues. Members are predominantly instructed by tax payers in disputes with HMRC. Roderick Cordara QC and David Scorey QC are the go-to names in chambers, while Edmund King QC and Jern-Fei Ng QC took silk in 2018.

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