Helen Davies is the joint Head of Brick Court Chambers. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Commercial Litigation, EU and Competition Law and regulatory/public law, having appeared as an advocate in numerous cases in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division of the High Court, as well the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and the CJEU. She has also acted in many international and domestic arbitrations, and sits as an arbitrator.
Helen Davies has been identified as one of the leading practitioners in the Commercial Litigation, Competition/European, Arbitration, Energy and Insurance/Reinsurance fields by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for many years, and was featured in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2014. Helen was nominated by Chambers & Partners for Competition Silk of the Year 2018 and Commercial Silk of the Year 2020. In 2019 she won Commercial Litigation Silk of the Year in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards.
Helen Davies has acted in a wide variety of commercial cases. Her experience (both as an advocate and in an advisory capacity) ranges from various contractual disputes to energy, banking, insurance/reinsurance, financial services and professional negligence.
Significant cases include:
Having undertaken a stage in EC Commission Competition Directorate, Helen Davies has also acted in a broad range of European/Competition Law and Regulatory cases (again both as an advocate and in advisory capacity), including disputes before a variety of tribunals, including the UK Courts, the CAT and the Competition Commission, as well as the General Court and the CJEU. These include:
Helen Davies has also appeared in numerous commercial arbitrations, both international and domestic. Many of these have involved claims of very substantial value. She also sits as an arbitrator.
Contributor to Brick Court Chambers, Competition Litigation: UK Practice and Procedure
BA Hons Law, Class I (Emmanuel College, Cambridge)
Stage, European Commission DGIV, October 1993
Member of the B Panel to the Crown, 1999-2008
Appointed a Bencher of Inner Temple 2010
Banking & Finance:
Insurance and Reinsurance:
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