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One Essex Court launches Panel Webinar Series 2021 with webinar on International Commercial Arbitration taking place on 27 January

January 14 2021

One Essex Court is pleased to launch its Panel Webinar Series 2021. Leading practitioners at One Essex Court will present a series of webinars over the course of the year dealing with topical issues faced by clients and practitioners alike. These short, insightful webinars will be free to access and cover a range of busy practice areas. The series will kick off with a webinar on 27 January focused on...

Pupillage Applications

January 11 2021

One Essex Court has launched a series of videos with answers to FAQs from pupillage applicants; a must-watch for anyone applying for pupillage at the Commercial Bar. To view, please click here

David Wolfson QC appointed as Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice

December 22 2020

One Essex Court is delighted to share the news that The Queen has approved the appointment of David Wolfson QC as Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice. In addition to his ministerial role, Her Majesty has also been pleased to signify Her intention of conferring a peerage of the United Kingdom for Life on Mr Wolfson. The appointment is effective 22 December 2020.

Deutsche Bank prevails in latest dispute in contempt proceedings against Alexander Vik

December 21 2020

The Commercial Court has given an important judgment on the law of contempt in Deutsche Bank’s long-running litigation with billionaire businessman Alexander Vik and his corporate vehicle, Sebastian Holdings Inc.   Deutsche Bank is seeking to commit Mr Vik for breaches of a CPR 71.2 order that required him to attend for cross-examination and provide information and documents about Sebastian...