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International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering - London (Bar)
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39 Essex Chambers is a go-to set for international arbitration and its barristers have impressive international expertise, receiving high-value and complex instructions in disputes arising in the Caribbean, South-East Asia, Australia and South Africa. Barristers here represent contractors, subcontractors and individuals in a range of disputes, often conducted under the arbitral rules of the LMAA, the ICC, DIAC and HKIAC. Members of 39 Essex Chambers are particularly adept at handling arbitrations for clients in the shipping and engineering sectors.

Client service

"The clerking is very efficient and it is all done extremely well." Lindsay Scott is the chief executive and director of clerking and Mark Winrow is the senior practice manager for the commercial, construction and international arbitration team. The team has arranged a wide range of webinars and other thought leadership pieces for clients.

Paul Darling KC
Paul Darling KC is distinguished for his expert handling of construction and engineering-related international arbitrations, and he has been involved in matters heard under the rules of many leading arbitral institutions including the ICC, HKIAC, DIAC, the LCIA and SIAC. His forte lies in handling hearings that require considerable cross-examination of various expert witnesses. In his long-running career he has handled arbitrations in Singapore, the Middle East and Hong Kong.
"He is a very strong advocate and he's very smart." "He is a good team player and the clients like him. He is also a good tactician."

Karim Ghaly KC
Karim Ghaly KC regularly appears as sole counsel in various international arbitrations for a number of significant international clients. He is particularly impressive when handling construction and engineering disputes in the Middle East and Asia. He is adept at handling ICC arbitrations, as well as ad hoc arbitrations.
"His advocacy skills are phenomenal. He cross-examines fact and expert witnesses brilliantly." "He is very hard-working and a brilliant strategist. He is excellent on paper."

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