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Congratulations to Michal Hain who has won first prize in this esteemed essay competition, titled “Access to justice in the 21st century: how can it be maximised?” for 2017. Michal is currently undertaking a pupillage at 20 Essex Street. Second prize was awarded to 20 Essex Street... Read full »

Dr Kate Parlett appeared on behalf of the Republic of Costa Rica in cases before the International Court of Justice concerning maritime delimitation, territorial sovereignty over coastal areas of Isla Portillos, and compensation for environmental damage. On Friday 2 February, the... Read full »

Lawrence Akka QC is the co-author with Steven Baker (Cadwalader) and Rachel Glass (Bird & Bird) of 'IT Contracts and Dispute Management' the first English law book on IT project disputes. The book is available from Edward Elgar Publishing in March 2018. The authors draw on extensive... Read full »

David Lewis QC and Richard Greenberg report on the recent judgment of Mr Justice Andrew Baker in which Phones 4U obtained summary judgment dismissing a counterclaim brought by EE in: Phones 4U Limited (in administration) v EE Limited [2018] EWHC 49 (Comm). The case will be... Read full »

The latest issue of the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (JIBLR Volume 33 Issue 2 2018) is out and it contains an article authored by Monica Feria-Tinta and Alistair Wooder, titled "Sovereign Debt Enforcement in English Courts: Ukraine and Russia meet in the Court of Appeal... Read full »

Paul Lowenstein QC (of 20 Essex Street), instructed by Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP, led a team of juniors including Harris Bor and Matthew McGhee (of 20 Essex Street) and Philip Hinks in a series of public hearings in London in November and December 2017, when the Commercial Court confirmed a... Read full »

This is the second briefing note on the use of a fused process involving both arbitration and mediation to resolve an international commercial dispute that has been referred to arbitration. This note examines the recent legislative attempts to introduce the use of arb-med in New South Wales,... Read full »

Tom Leary has had his case comment on the von Pezold v Zimbabwe ICSID arbitration published in the Journal of World Investment & Trade. The case raised the question of investor-state arbitration’s sensitivity to the human rights of non-disputing parties. The case concerned the escalation... Read full »

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 »