Sam Jarman > One Pump Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

One Pump Court
One Pump Court
ELM COURT
LONDON
EC4Y 7AH
England
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Work Department

Civil

Position

Sam specialises in commercial litigation/arbitration (contracts, banking, insurance & reinsurance, shipping (dry) and commercial fraud), jurisdictional disputes, private international law (conflicts) and Japanese law.

Banking
Defending claims brought on guarantees. In the field of banking his specialities include the defence of claims brought by banks, particularly against small to medium sized businesses (those with an annual turnover of up to £50 million) where facilities are secured with guarantees and/or legal charges over the personal property of directors or shareholders.

Samuel has acted against almost every bank in the UK including Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC, Halifax/Bank of Scotland, Nat West, RBS, and many others both in the UK and abroad.

He successfully defended 14 contested applications for a bankruptcy petition against a single party brought by RBS Invoice Finance, and is am currently involved in a serious claim against a major Indian bank, for deceit by the President of the bank.

Insurance
In the field of insurance his specialities include coverage disputes under legal expenses insurance and/or professional indemnity, and maritime umbrella policies.

Other Activities
Sam is the founder and manager of the UK 5:01 Club for 7 years (1993-2000) organising monthly events for 100+ Japanese/English executives hosted by a wide variety of organisations, including the Japanese Embassy, JAL, Toyota, Sumitomo Corporation Europe, Sotheby’s, Nat West Bank, Barclays Bank and major solicitors firms including Clifford Chance, Simmons & Simmons, Richards Butler, Denton Hall, Rowe & Maw, Linklaters & Paines and Baker & McKenzie.

Career

Year of call: 1989

Publications: 2004 Quoted in Cornell Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series 2004 Paper 10 ‘A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments: Views from the United States and Japan’ Kevin M Clarmont; 1995 ‘English/Japanese Legal Dictionary and Handbook’ (Cassell 1995); 1992 ‘Attacking Assets in Japan’, chapter in ‘Attacking Foreign Assets’, editor D. Campbell (Lloyd’s of London Press, 1992, 1997); 1992 ‘A Report on the Application and Practice in Japan of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights’, (a report by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations to the UN Human Rights Commission, 1992). Translation Editor (Japanese to English). Lectures/papers (in English): 1999 ‘The Effect of an Insured’s Fraudulent Actions on his Co-Insured’s Coverage: a Review of the New Hampshire and Similar Cases’: The London Underwriting Centre, Lloyds of London; 1998 ‘The Effects of Costs Rules in English Proceedings in Promoting Settlements’: British Japanese Law Association Inaugural Lecture, The Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University College London; 1996 ‘Recent Developments Relating to the Law on Material Non-Disclosure in Insurance’: Annual Conference of the International Litigation Section of the ABA in Tuscon, Arizona, USA. Lectures/papers (in Japanese/English): 2006 Effects of the Consumer Credit Act 2006 – lecture to the Japan Federation of Bar Associations delegation to UK; 1992 Employment Law and Procedure in the UK: Osaka Bar Association; 1992 Japanese Litigation and the Behaviour of Judicial Personnel – A Critical Appraisal: Biannual Conference of West Japan Judiciary; 1992 Attitudes of Foreigners to Compulsory Fingerprinting in Japan: Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto; 1991 Legal Education in England: Osaka Bar Association; 1991 The Role of Barristers: Osaka Bar Association; 1991 The English Legal System: Kyoto Bar Association.

Memberships

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple; Bentham Club.

Education

University College London (1988 LLB (Hons) First Class); The Inns of Court School of Law (1989 Council of Legal Education); Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (1989 Called to the Bar); Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan (1990 Japanese Ministry of Education Award Scholarship); Faculty of law, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan (1991 Japanese Ministry of Education Award Scholarship); Fountain Court Chambers, Temple (1993 12 month award pupillage).

Leisure

Founder and manager of UK 5:01 Club for 7 years (1993-2000) organising monthly events for 100+ Japanese/English executives hosted by a wide variety of organisations (including eg Japanese Embassy, JAL, Toyota, Sumitomo Corporation Europe, Sotheby’s, Nat West Bank, Barclays Bank and major solicitors firms including Clifford Chance, Simmons & Simmons, Richards Butler, Denton Hall, Rowe & Maw, Linklaters & Paines and Baker & McKenzie.)