Vale successfully defends application for summary judgment

January 26 2021

In the recent decision of Vale v Balda & Nysco [2020] EWHC 3501 (Comm), Andrew Baker J dismissed an application for summary judgment by the Defendants. The claim arises out of a joint venture to exploit mining licenses in the Republic of Guinea.  The underlying Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) had previously been rescinded and damages of US$ 1.2 billion awarded on account of fraudulent misrepresentation...

One Essex Court launches Panel Webinar Series 2021 with webinar on International Commercial Arbitration taking place on 27 January

January 14 2021

One Essex Court is pleased to launch its Panel Webinar Series 2021. Leading practitioners at One Essex Court will present a series of webinars over the course of the year dealing with topical issues faced by clients and practitioners alike. These short, insightful webinars will be free to access and cover a range of busy practice areas. The series will kick off with a webinar on 27 January focused on...

Pupillage Applications

January 11 2021

One Essex Court has launched a series of videos with answers to FAQs from pupillage applicants; a must-watch for anyone applying for pupillage at the Commercial Bar. To view, please click here