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Essex Court Chambers

Philippa Hopkins QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

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Global
Shipping & Commodities - UK

Band 3

Philippa Hopkins QC
An impressive barrister with a wide commercial dispute resolution practice that has a particular focus on shipping matters. She regularly acts as an advocate in court as well as in arbitration forums. Her practice includes marine insurance, dry shipping, shipbuilding and commodities cases.
Strengths: "She is incisive, quick and good with clients."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in Griffin Underwriting v Varouxakis, a claim for breach of a settlement agreement. The claim was originally brought against the owner of a vessel detained by pirates and then against the individual behind the owning company.
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global Market Leaders

Band 4

Philippa Hopkins QC
Well versed in acting in a broad range of domestic and international arbitrations, demonstrating expertise across a number of industry sectors, including construction, shipping and pharmaceuticals. She regularly accepts appointments as arbitrator, and offers advocacy under the auspices of the LCIA, ICC and LMAA.
Strengths: "An absolutely brilliant performer. She's clear, tough, effective, and her cross-examination is first class."
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