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Building on the popular first edition of 'The Guide to Advocacy' from Global Arbitration Review, the second edition of this practical book on how to be persuasive during international arbitration is as a useful tool for junior lawyers who wish to develop their advocacy skills, as well as a... Read full »

Dr Philippa Webb is the co-author of a new instalment in the most important English-language treatise on international law. Oppenheim’s International Law: United Nations is a new publication in the Oppenheim’s series. The series dates back over a century and is regarded... Read full »

In this 20 Essex Street Bulletin Monica Feria-Tinta and Alistair Wooder  examine  Blair J’s decision in Law Debenture Trust Corp plc v Ukraine [2017] EWHC 655 (Comm), in which Russia was granted summary judgment in a claim for USD 3bn due under Eurobonds issued by... Read full »

In this 20 Essex Street Bulletin Malcolm Holmes QC reflects that practitioners in common law jurisdictions such as England and the like minded jurisdictions of Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong have been slow to embrace the use of a fused process involving both arbitration and mediation to resolve... Read full »

In October 2017, the UK Supreme Court delivered judgments in two landmark cases on immunity. In an article for EJIL: Talk! Dr Philippa Webb examines the Judgment in Reyes v Al-Malki on diplomatic immunity. The original article can be viewed here. Read full »

Malcolm Jarvis is a contributing author to the practical and commercially focused third edition of the title 'Liquified Natural Gas' which provides a rare guide to the legal, regulatory, political and practical elements of today’s LNG business. Topics covered include: The latest... Read full »

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 »