Getting into the mind of counsel and knowing exactly what you are required to do is a skill that can take years to develop. TAE’s Member Meetings give you a unique opportunity to hear ‘from the horse’s mouth’ what it is that counsel wants of you.
For our next meeting Paul Darling QC will be sharing his insights and experiences as an experienced advocate and user of experts. This is a a chance for you to share your own experiences and put your questions.
Paul Darling OBE QC – 39 Essex Chambers
Paul Darling QC has established a formidable reputation as an advocate in all types and levels of tribunals all over the world. He specialises in complex cases which feature multiple parties, large teams, and high volumes of material, and is often brought in by clients at short notice, late in proceedings. An ability to work with colleagues from any jurisdiction, and to grasp detail, strategy, and tactics quickly has allowed Paul to develop a practice which has taken him to every major jurisdiction, appearing in a wide variety of construction, energy, and commercial matters. Adaptability and focus have contributed to Paul’s reputation as a gamechanger, brought in to direct some of the construction and commercial world’s most difficult cases.
Paul has represented diverse clients in tribunals such as the Commercial Court, the Technology and Construction Court, and the Court of Appeal in London, the High Court and the Supreme Court in Dublin, the High Court in Northern Ireland and Arbitration Tribunals globally. Since the early 1990s he has conducted many arbitrations in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Middle East. He has acted in ICC, LCIA HKIAC, SIAC and DIAC Arbitrations.
Paul is also called to the Northern Ireland Bar (2004).