Camilla Bingham QC Camilla Bingham QC Call 1996 | QC 2013
Camilla Bingham QC | Barristers | One Essex Court
One Essex Court
Camilla Bingham QC
practice covers the broad spectrum of company and commercial law arising both domestically and internationally in litigation and arbitration.
is recommended in both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 and is descibed as "'a rare find, she
is not your run-of-the-mill clever barrister'.
Impressed sources highlight her
firm grasp of factual and legal points, commanding advocacy and highly personable manner as being all points in her
favour.'" (Chambers UK) and 'an excellent advocate and fantastic team player.
has a first-class mind and is great on paper as well as on her
feet' (Legal 500)
Camilla is named by The Lawyer as one of 2012's "Hot 100 Lawyers", singled out for her "commercial awareness and ability to connect with lay clients."
current profile includes a substantial unfair prejudice petition;a derivative action proceeding in the Royal Court of Guernsey; proceedings for one of the world's largest hedge funds relating to the remuneration of a senior executive; advising in relation to a long term services contract concluded by the Royal Mail Group; and Commercial Court proceedings arising out of the sale of an advertising business in the Middle East.
has particular expertise in issues concerning jurisdiction and conflict of laws.
Prior to January 2009, Camilla
was almost exclusively engaged for 4 years in the large scale civil-fraud Jahre Litigation (otherwise known as Even Wahr Hansen & Ors v. Compass Trust Company & Ors, see 2004-05 CILR N (49); 2007 CILR 56) before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Initially as junior to Geoffrey Vos QC, Camilla
appeared for beneficiaries (the 'Monsen parties') of the estate of the deceased Thorleif Monsen (a high net worth Norwegian), defending claims alleging misappropriation of substantial sums (circa US$250m) said to have been intended for an offshore charitable trust.
The 14-week trial, in which Camilla
was ultimately to appear as sole counsel for the Monsen parties, settled shortly prior to its commencement in October 2008.
is experienced at all levels of the High Court and before the Supreme Court.
advises with regard to and appears before a variety of arbitral tribunals (including LCIA and ICSID).
has been called to the Bar of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, the Bar of the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (Virgin Islands) and is registered with DIFC on the Register of Practitioners (Part II) in Dubai.