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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
Email:
Web:
www.twentyessex.com
London, Singapore
Twenty Essex, Michael Collett QC, London, ENGLAND

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Michael Collett QC

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

Work Department

  • Agency
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and financial contracts
  • Commodities and sale of goods
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Private international law
  • Shareholder and joint venture disputes
  • Shipping

Position

Michael specialises in commercial law.

His areas of practice include general commercial disputes, international trade, shipping (including charterparty, contract of affreightment, bill of lading, shipbuilding, and ship sale and purchase disputes), commodities, conflicts of laws, insurance (including marine insurance and protection and indemnity cover), reinsurance, banking, and shareholder disputes.

Michael appears both in court and before a variety of arbitration tribunals. He is registered to appear before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).

He accepts appointments as an arbitrator. Michael has been involved in a number of references under various regimes, including the LCIA and LMAA terms, UNCITRAL rules, and ad hoc. He is a member of the panel of arbitrators of ARIAS (UK), MOOGAS, SCMA and SIAC.

Career

Called to Gray’s Inn 1995 (Prince of Wales scholar).

Languages

French, German.

Member

  • ARIAS panel member
  • Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Fellow
  • Baltic Exchange
  • British Insurance Law Association
  • CIArb: Member
  • Civil Mediation Council
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • LCIA European Users’ Council
  • LMAA: Supporting Member
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association: Chair (2018–)
  • MOOGAS panel member
  • SIAC panel member
  • SCMA panel member and procedure committee member
  • SICC registered foreign lawyer

Education

  • City University: Diploma in Law, Distinction. (1994)
  • University of Oxford, St John's College, Oxford: Literae Humaniores, First Class (1993)


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Michael Collett QC - Twenty EssexHe is a very responsive, bright and friendly advocate.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Michael Collett QC - Twenty EssexHe has a wealth of experience in shipping matters and is very approachable.

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