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Dr Kate Parlett of 20 Essex Street and Sara Ewad co-authored this article discussing the rise in investment disputes with an environmental component. Key points the authors discuss include: More than 60 investment disputes filed since 2012 have involved some kind of environmental issue.... Read full »

Alexander Layton QC and Albert Dinelli have co-authored chapters on 'Freezing injunctions and search orders' and 'Proper law (doctrine)' in The Encyclopedia of Private International Law, the definitive reference work in the field.  The text brings together 195 authors... Read full »

Since the 2016 Referendum, most sectors have been considering how they will be affected by Brexit. In the attached 20 Essex Street Bulletin, legal advisor and litigant Angharad Parry explains why arbitration in England and Wales is unlikely to be negatively affected by Brexit. Read full »

In light of the case MT HØJGAARD A/S V E.ON CLIMATE & RENEWABLES UK ROBIN RIGG EAST LIMITED AND ANOTHER [2017] UKSC 59 Thomas Leary considers how the courts will construe design and build contracts which require construction in compliance with a prescribed fitness for purpose... Read full »

Monica Feria-Tinta has authored an Article for the Journal of International Arbitration - Issue 34, No 4 (601-630) International investment law has appeared to be in recent years “the fastest growing area of international law at this time”. Not surprisingly, therefore, ... Read full »

International investment law has appeared to be in recent years “the fastest growing area of international law at this time”.       Not surprisingly, therefore, conflicts in the law have arisen, in that context, at a fast rate. Inadequate treatment of rules giving... Read full »

In the wake of the Prime Minister Theresa May triggering Brexit and the government publishing the details of its "Great Repeal Bill", Gordon Nardell QC examines the legitimacy of the Bill's Henry VIII powers. Read full »

Michael Collett QC, Clare Ambrose and Karen Maxwell have authored the 4th edition of London Maritime Arbitration which provides detailed and practical guidance on how London Maritime Arbitration works in practice against the background of English arbitration law and the Arbitration Act 1996.... Read full »

In this 20 Essex Street Bulletin, Socrates Papadopoulos analyses the Supreme Court Judgment in "The New Flamenco" case concerning the assessment of damages, in particular whether benefits obtained by an innocent party following a breach should be taken into account when... Read full »

Dr Kate Parlett’s article on jurisdiction of law of the sea tribunals has been published in the journal Ocean Development and International Law. In several recent Awards, Part XV tribunals constituted under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea have been called upon to decide claims based... Read full »