39 Essex Chambers

Adrian Hughes QC

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Adrian Hughes QC
Skilled silk with a robust domestic practice and a particular interest in infrastructure and PFI work, including disputes relating to contracts in the healthcare sector. His international arbitration offering is notable, and he undertakes significant work in the Middle and Far East, notably in China.
"Personable, responsive and a fount of technical knowledge." "Not only is he very strong on the law and on his advocacy but he is also extremely user-friendly and responsive."

Arbitration (International) - The English Bar - Asia-Pacific Region
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Adrian Hughes QC of 39 Essex Chambers is described by one interviewee as "a very knowledgeable specialist in infrastructure and resources who knows what he is doing, is easy to deal with and is very well regarded in Chinese circles." Another source notes that he is "very switched-on and into the detail." Particularly well known for his work on China-related issues, he is also active, often on matters concerning significant construction projects, for clients from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea in arbitrations seated at the region's principal venues, or in London.