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LEVEL 19

Pump Court International

TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE, 8 FINANCE STREET, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +852 3101 7108
Fax:
Fax +852 3101 7107
Email:
Web:
www.pumpcourtinternational.hk
HONG KONG, London
LEVEL 19 (Pump Court International), Robert Scrivener, HONG KONG,

Robert Scrivener

Tel:
Work 020 7842 5555
Email:
Web:
www.4pumpcourt.com
4 PUMP COURT (4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC))

Position

Broad commercial practice, in line with chambers’ expertise. Robert has particular experience of disputes involving construction, energy, shipping, financial services, insurance and professional negligence. Recent cases include: drafting pleadings in a high-value oil and gas project dispute; instructed in a range of construction matters, including both in the domestic and commercial contexts; a circa $6m charterparty arbitration, arising out of the alleged contamination of cargo; settling defences on behalf of major banks in a variety of matters. For example, Robert was recently instructed as sole counsel to settle the defence in a High Court swaps mis-selling claim pleaded at over £1m. Robert regularly appears in court on behalf of banks. He has undertaken secondments with a major bank and with the financial markets dispute resolution department at a major City law firm; been instructed to advise in a coverage dispute under a liability policy; and undertaken professional negligence claims against auditors, insurance brokers and financial services professionals, solicitors, barristers, accountants, engineers and architects.

Career

Called 2013, Middle Temple. Awarded a Queen Mother Scholarship from his inn. Since October 2014, Robert has been a junior tenant at 4 Pump Court.

Education

The Benjamin Britten High School, Lowestoft, Suffolk; Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge (2009-12 BA (Hons) Law, 1st. Prizes for academic achievement included the 1 Chancery Lane Prize for the Law of Tort 2010, the Falcon Chambers Prize for Land Law 2011 and the Clifford Chance CJ Hamson Prize for the Law of Contract 2011 (each awarded for the highest mark in his year at Cambridge on these papers)); BPP Law School (BPTC, Outstanding – Robert was awarded the Baron Dr Ver Heyden De Lancey prize for gaining the highest mark of any Middle Templar on his BPTC).

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