A substantial proportion of Brick Court Chambers’ commercial work takes place in arbitration, and Chambers’ expertise in this field is well recognised: “Brick Court has a solid reputation in this area. Its strong bench of highly regarded silks and juniors have extensive experience handling complex commercial and investment treaty arbitrations”, Chambers & Partners (UK Bar) 2016; “Brick Court Chambers has ‘a deserved reputation as a powerhouse set’”, Legal 500 (2016 Guide).
As with Chambers’ commercial litigation practice, members appear in arbitral disputes involving a wide-range of subject matters including: Aviation; Banking and Finance; Civil Fraud; Commodities; JV and Shareholder Disputes; Energy & Natural Resources; Hotel and Leisure; Insurance and Reinsurance; Media & Entertainment; Medical Appliances; Mining and Mineral Extraction; Professional Negligence; Satellite Technology; Shipping; Sports; Technology; Telecommunications.
Members of Chambers have experience acting in arbitrations administered by all of the major international arbitral institutions (including the AAA, Court of Arbitration for Sport, DIAC, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SIAC) and subject to all of the major arbitral rules of practice and procedure (including the UNCITRAL, LMAA, FOSFA, GAFTA and IBA rules). Arbitrations in which members of Chambers are involved often have a significant international element and in recent years members have appeared in arbitrations with seats in France and subject to the laws of New York and Venezuela.
As well as appearing in arbitration, Counsel at Brick Court Chambers have experience advising and appearing in Court on applications, challenges and appeals under the Arbitration Act 1996 (including proceedings to recognise and enforce foreign arbitral awards).
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