Camilla Bingham | Barristers | One Essex Court
One Essex Court
practice covers the broad spectrum of company and commercial law arising both domestically and internationally in litigation and arbitration.
Camilla's current profile includes several London-based unfair prejudice claims;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 an electricity trading house on a potential Energy Charter Treaty Claim; advising a group of senior lenders in relation to the accounting practices adopted by a television production company incorporated in the Netherlands; advising in relation to a substantial services contract concluded by the Royal Mail Group; and advising and appearing in relation to enforcement issues arising (in London, the Netherlands and the Seychelles) out of an LCIA award for specific performance of a $200 million share put option agreement.
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.