Introduction

One Essex Court is a leading set of barristers' chambers, specialising in commercial litigation. Our members provide specialist advice and advocacy services worldwide, which include all areas of dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration.

Our work embraces all aspects of domestic and international trade, commerce and finance. Members of Chambers are recognised specialists in the many diverse fields characterised as commercial disputes, also regularly accepting nominations as arbitrators, mediators and experts.

Areas of practice

  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Civil fraud
  • Commercial litigation
  • Company / insolvency
  • Competition / EU
  • Energy, oil, gas & electricity
  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Licensing
  • Professional negligence
  • Revenue law

The extraordinary strength in depth of One Essex Court, allied with its impressive commitment to client service, ensures that it is rated by many leading City solicitors as London's pre-eminent commercial set.

Chambers UK 2014

One Essex Court is 'a go-to set for really big and complex disputes' and its clerks are 'very tuned in to what is needed'.

Legal 500 2013

The set contains some of the leading senior silks of the Commercial Bar, while its junior members earn special praise from a number of market sources, with one revealing them to have 'the best and most diverse range of experience' of all the leading London sets.

Chambers UK 2014

One Essex Court is home to a plethora of 'gifted commercial barristers' who are acknowledged as some of the 'leading QCs and 'brightest young lawyers' in the civil fraud arena.

Chambers UK 2014

One Essex Court is 'a really high-quality set that houses superb barristers at all levels, and is noted for its commercial clerks'.

Legal 500 2013

'Excellent in every way', One Essex Court is another firm favourite for international arbitration, and its 'first-class' barristers are noted for their 'pre-eminence in energy work'.

Legal 500 2013

One Essex Court barristers appear on a significant proportion of the sector's most complex and challenging cases. They have a reputation for providing genuine intellectual firepower, and represent some of the Bar's most formidable and accomplished advocates.

Chambers UK 2014

'Very strong on commercial IP aspects'

Legal 500 2013