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Twenty Essex

20 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.twentyessex.com
London, Singapore

Philip Edey QC

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
Twenty Essex (Twenty Essex)

Work Department

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Banking and finance
  • Civil fraud
  • Commercial law
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Private international law
  • Shipping

Position

Philip is a specialist lead advocate whose practice focuses on commercial disputes in areas including fraud, banking, insurance, commodities, energy and shipping. He has considerable experience in relation to freezing injunctions. Philip is also particularly noted for his cross-examination skills.

Most of Philip’s work has a strong international element, with his clients coming from all around the world, including CIS, the Middle East, India, China, South East Asia and the US. The cases on which he is instructed often raise complex jurisdictional and conflict of laws issues, including the interplay between proceedings in court and arbitration.

He has acted as lead counsel before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of England and Wales, as well as in many arbitrations seated both in England and overseas. Philip also accepts appointments as arbitrator.

Philip is ranked in the leading directories for civil fraud, commercial dispute resolution, banking and finance, international arbitration, insurance, shipping, and commodities.

He was nominated for The Legal 500 Commercial Silk of the Year in 2017.

Career

Called to Gray’s Inn 1994; QC 2009.

Languages

French.

Member

  • Commercial Bar Association

Education

  • University of Oxford: BA in Jurisprudence, First Class; MA

Leisure

Tennis (real and lawn); squash; golf.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexA fiercely intelligent silk.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexA top-notch advocate.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexAbsolutely superb.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexHe is an excellent counsel and is very approachable.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexHugely popular for international arbitration.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Silks

Philip Edey QC - Twenty EssexHe is exceptional and very approachable.

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