David Joseph QC of Essex Court Chambers has acted in a broad range of general commercial disputes in the English courts and is now recognized as one of the leading practitioners in the field of international arbitration.
He has appeared in many of the leading cases in the field of international arbitration both in England and in the courts of Hong Kong, Singapore and the Caribbean. He has acted for the award creditors in the long running litigation of Astro v FM and others. He has acted and appeared as Counsel in a numerous complex and lengthy LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and other ad hoc arbitrations in London and overseas.
He has also acted in a number of actions giving rise to complex issues as to jurisdiction and the grant of interlocutory relief including anti-suit injunction, e.g. Lee Kui Jak v Aerospatiale.
He is also co -author and editor together with David Foxton QC of Singapore International Arbitration, Law and Practice, Lexis Nexis (2014).