Members of Crown Office Chambers are regularly instructed in international arbitrations as counsel and co-counsel under ICC, SCC, LCIA, DIAC, LMAA and UNCITRAL rules, together with ad hoc arbitrations.
“High-calibre advocates” act in a whole host of jurisdictions including London, Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, the Caribbean, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Libya, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Japan, United States of America, Chile, Brazil, Tanzania and Uganda.
Recent projects and disputes have included: power stations, process engineering, chemical plants, pipelines, road construction, railways, wind farms, oil and gas installations, commercial, insurance and reinsurance contracts, Shipbuilding and telecommunications.
Chambers sets itself apart from many of its peers due to its “user-friendly and responsive ethos”. It is a favourite with many an instructing solicitor, as it is seen as being “practical and unstuffy”, and a chambers that understands that “quality of service is of paramount importance”.
Members of Chambers are also well respected for their understanding of the sensitivities and ways of working within other jurisdictions and the clerks for being knowledgeable and proactive in tailoring teams of counsel to fit the specific demands of each individual client or case.
Chambers also draws praise from solicitors for the extra value it provides; instructing solicitors and clients are keen to voice their appreciation for everything from the client service generally, to the legal updates and seminars delivered.
Chambers “puts serious effort into providing a clear impression of current legal thinking”, and “understands the pressures which solicitors face with regards to client care”.