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Essex Court Chambers

Iain Quirk QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments

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Energy & Natural Resources - UK

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Iain Quirk QC
Iain Quirk QC is a noted arbitration expert whose practice includes representing clients in renewable energy, oil and gas, and mining disputes. He has experience handling disputes in relation to operations in South Asia, Africa and South America.
Strengths: "He is a great barrister and his analysis is sound."
Recent work: Acted for Beny Steinmetz in a case relating to allegations of bribery of the President of Guinea in return for the award of mining rights over the largest untapped iron ore mine in the world.
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

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Iain Quirk QC
Iain Quirk QC is renowned for providing robust representation in international arbitrations under the remit of the ICC, and has acted in a number of Section 68 applications. His international arbitration experience covers a wide array of industries, and he regularly handles matters concerning the oil and gas and construction sectors. He has particular interest in arbitration-related court applications such as injunctions and award challenges.
Strengths: "You know his analysis is sound." "He is very good in cross-examination with an expert."
Recent work: Advised on an application for an anti-suit injunction in the Commercial Court in order to uphold a jurisdiction and arbitration clause in the context of a USD1 billion insurance dispute.
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