Camilla was called to the bar in 1996 and took silk in 2013. She has also been called to the Bar of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Bar of the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands) and is registered with DIFC on the Register of Practitioners (Part II) in Dubai. Camilla's practice covers the broad spectrum of company and commercial law arising both domestically and internationally in litigation and arbitration. She has particular expertise in issues concerning jurisdiction and conflict of laws and she is a contributor to Gore-Browne on Companies.
"Smart and savvy, she really gets to the heart of the problem and comes up with solutions very quickly." "She is very bright and creative in her thinking." (Chambers & Partners UK 2017 - Commercial Dispute Resolution)
"A real leader of the Bar. A breath of fresh air - she has a no-nonsense approach and doesn't sit on the fence". (Chambers UK 2016)
"Excellent with clients, robust and fearless." (Chambers & Partners UK, 2015)
"[Camilla] has a great ability to get down to whatever level of detail you need. She communicates in a way that anyone can understand." (Chambers & Partners UK, 2014)
'a rare find, she is not your run-of-the-mill clever barrister'. Impressed sources highlight her firm grasp of factual and legal points, commanding advocacy and highly personable manner as being all points in her favour.'" (Chambers UK, 2013)
“Camilla Bingham QC’s silk appointment ‘was well deserved’. ‘She will go from strength to strength as a leader’ thanks in part to her ‘willingness to roll her sleeves up when dealing with difficult clients” (Legal 500, 2013)
"..an excellent advocate and fantastic team player. She has a first-class mind and is great on paper as well as on her feet" (Legal 500, 2012)
Camilla was named by The Lawyer as one of 2012's "Hot 100 Lawyers", singled out for her "commercial awareness and ability to connect with lay clients."
Her current profile includes:-
LCIA proceedings concerning mining rights in West Africa;
Commercial Court proceedings concerning ISDA swaps and close netting out in circumstances of one party’s insolvency;
Proceedings in contract and in conspiracy arising out of a written settlement agreement;
Commercial Court proceedings for the committal of a litigant said to have signed a false statement of truth;
Proceedings in the Chancery Division concerning a company’s alleged knowing receipt of funds paid over in breach of directors’ fiduciary duties;
Proceedings for restitution / damages arising out of overcharging in the context of contracts for the transportation and processing of gas in the central North Sea.
A jurisdiction challenge in proceedings concerning the sale of bone cements in the United Kingdom.
Camilla has particular expertise in issues concerning jurisdiction and conflict of laws. She is a contributor to Gore-Browne on Companies. She has been called to the Bar of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Bar of the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands) and is registered with DIFC on the Register of Practitioners (Part II) in Dubai.
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