February 26 2018

Congratulations to Philip Roberts QC and Steven Elliott QC following today's Silk ceremony at the Palace on Westminster.

Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd v Visa Europe Ltd and Ors

February 23 2018

In the latest decision concerning multilateral interchange fees (“MIFs”) delivered on Friday 23 February, Phillips J held that if Visa’s MIFs were anticompetitive "then they were not exempt under Article 101(3) TFEU and would not have been exempt at any level”.  The Court found that in the light of the factual and expert evidence, Visa had not shown that there was a...

CCUK Finance Limited & another v Barclays Bank PLC

February 20 2018

Commercial Court reaffirms principles applicable to summary judgment / strike out in dispute over sale of credit card portfolio The judgment of the Commercial Court in CCUK Finance Limited v Barclays Bank PLC reaffirms the principles applicable to applications for summary judgment and/or strike out, and also considers and applies the principles relevant to orders for specific performance. The application...

Chambers Global 2018

February 16 2018

One Essex Court is pleased to be ranked in the latest edition of Chambers Global, and has been highlighted as “an “outstanding” set for commercial international arbitration”, “highly regarded for its involvement in a comprehensive range of dispute resolution work, and has a plethora of barristers who appear in everything from short procedural hearings and injunctions to...