Anthony de Garr Robinson
One Essex Court
Anthony de Garr Robinson QC practises from One Essex Court, one of the leading sets of commercial chambers in London. He undertakes complex commercial litigation and arbitration. The breadth of his practice is illustrated by his recent cases, which include: Re Prudential Assurance Company Ltd and Rothesay Life Plc (where the Court of Appeal recast the principles governing applications to sanction transfers of insurance business under FSMA); The Post Office Group Litigation (which concerned the Horizon computer system used by the Post Office); Bluewaters Communications v Bayerische Landesbank & Ecclestone (a bribery case in which he acted for Bernie Ecclestone); and Re Edwardian Group Ltd (an unfair prejudice petition relating to a £1 billion hotel group). He is recommended as a 'Leader at the Bar' in Chambers UK 2021 for Commercial Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, Commercial Chancery, Company law, and Civil Fraud; and in the Legal 500 2021 for Banking and Finance, Company & Partnership, and Civil Fraud. “A phenomenally clever barrister who sees every angle and never gives up. He is exacting, precise and at the same time deeply charming" – Chambers UK 2021.