One Essex Court is pleased to announce that it has again been recognised as the Commercial Litigation Set of the Year. This 2011 success at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards follows our 2010 award in the same catergory. As Chambers & Partners UK, 2011 puts it, One Essex Court has long been acknowledged as "a premier commercial set."...
Stephen Auld QC and Rachel Oakeshott acted for Cherrilow Limited in its successful claim against Richard Butler-Creagh for damages for fraudulent misrepresentation and a declaration that it was not liable to him in the sum of £5 million or any other sum. In a judgment handed down on 6 October 2011 (following a three week trial in July), Eady J held that Cherrilow’s claim in deceit had succeeded...
One Essex Court is delighted to welcome four new tenants into chambers, following their successful completion of pupillage with us. James Petkovic Emma Jones Oliver Butler Adam Rushworth Year on year for some time now, One Essex Court has managed to attract many of the finest lawyers coming to the commercial Bar. The recruitment policy here in chambers is focused on seeking out only the very best talent....
By judgments given on 27 July 2011 in Jivraj v Hashwani  UKSC 40 the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeal and held that UK discrimination law did not apply to the selection or appointment of arbitrators. In the judgments under appeal to the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal had held that the stipulation of a religious qualification for an arbitrator was unlawful unless...
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