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David Joseph QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: The English Bar - Singapore

Band 1

David Joseph QC of Essex Court Chambers is well regarded for his expertise in a broad spectrum of commercial disputes. He is regularly appointed as counsel for high-profile shareholder disputes and breaches of contract, in addition to appearing in cases before the Court of Appeal in Singapore.
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International Arbitration - The Bar - Asia-Pacific Region

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David Joseph QC of Essex Court Chambers is one of the region's most respected arbitration counsel, bringing to his work experience which covers the fullest range of both dispute types - including investment treaty mandates - and key regional business sectors. Although he is particularly well known on the Singaporean arbitration scene, interviewees are keen to point out that "he does have a practice beyond Singapore and Hong Kong and is very knowledgeable concerning Asia generally," one emphasising that "he does a lot of India-related work." His advocacy style also draws praise, one interviewee highlighting its combination of "real sharpness with a light wit."
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

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David Joseph QC
David Joseph QC comes highly recommended for his broad commercial international arbitration practice, which covers a wide array of industries including the energy, telecommunications, construction, insurance, shipping and aerospace sectors. He regularly acts as counsel in high-stakes arbitration enforcement cases. He has extensive experience in BIT arbitrations.
Strengths: "He is extremely experienced and well known. He is a great name for a difficult case." "He's very engaged and familiarises himself with the case well before a hearing."
Recent work: Represented Enka in the Supreme Court in Enka v Chubb, a high-profile case concerning the ascertainment of the law governing an arbitration agreement.
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