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‘One of the super-sets’, Brick Court Chambers is ‘an all-round strong’ set with ‘a large selection of high-quality competition law specialists’, ‘top commercial counsel’, ‘an excellent chambers for banking litigation’, and a ‘go-to’ set for public administrative law.
The Legal 500 2020
"An outstanding commercial set with a track record of excellence across its core areas of work."
Chambers & Partners 2018
"A set that is singled out for its "first-rate" clerking and "client service-oriented, commercial approach."
Chambers & Partners 2017
‘deservedly among the top sets in London for commercial work’

Jurisdiction battles in commercial disputes


Welcome and introduction by Sir Richard Aikens

Session One

  • Helen Davies QC - The good arguable case test following Brownlie and Kaefer
  • Sarah Abram - Dealing with establishing/challenging jurisdiction in general, i.e. Vedanta and anchor defendants
  • Daniel Jowell QC - Has Owusu’s unanswered question now been answered? Reflexive effect after Brussels Recast
  • Charlotte Thomas - Jurisdiction after Brexit

Session Two

  • Richard Lord QC & Jasbir Dhillon QC - Anti-suit injunctions in support of London arbitrations
  • Jonathan Dawid - State Immunity in Commercial Arbitration
  • Zahra Al-Rikabi - Alternative Service and the Hague Convention

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