One Essex Court

Bar top 30 position: 2

  • Overview

One Essex Court is a leading set with particular expertise in commercial, EU and energy law. With 30 silks and 51 junior barristers, it is led by pre-eminent commercial silk Lord Anthony Grabiner QC as head of chambers with Darren Burrows as senior clerk.

Lord Grabiner QC is a leading expert in commercial law with a strong emphasis on litigation, he specialises in banking and finance, energy, fraud and competition disputes. He also has extensive experience in international arbitration.

Laurence Rabinowitz QC is a leading silk who specialises in energy, fraud, banking and commercial litigation. Ian Glick QC and Jeffery Onions QC both have strong experience in energy law. Malcolm Gammie QC is one of the chambers’ leading tax barristers while junior barrister Alan Griffiths and Orlando Gledhill are both making a name for themselves in energy and commercial litigation.

There were two new silks at the chambers in 2013. Sa’ad Hossain QC and Camilla Bingham QC are both commercial litigators. Other juniors of note are Conall Patton, Philip Roberts and Clare Reffin.


One Essex Court

Silks: 30
Juniors: 51
Head of chambers: Lord Anthony Grabiner QC
Senior clerk: Darren Burrows