Geraldine Clark


Year of Call: 1988

“obviously very bright and an excellent lawyer”

Practice Overview

Geraldine Clark is moving to New Zealand in October 2016. Once established there she intends to practise as an international commercial arbitrator and mediator.

To reflect her overseas move, on 1 August 2016 she became member to chambers instead of a full tenant.

Geraldine Clark practised at the English bar from 1989 to 2016. She had a diverse commercial practice with particular emphasis on high value international commercial contracts.  She is skilled in resolving disputes through litigation (Commercial Court or Chancery Divsioin), arbitration and mediation.

She sits as a Recorder and as a Deputy High Court Judge.

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Education & Qualifications

Glasgow University LLB (Hons)
Carnegie Trust Scholarship
Dipolma in Law
Holt Scholar of Gray's Inn
IoD Chartered Director (Distinction)

Appointments

Deputy High Court Judge 2013
Records, London & South Eastern Circuit (authorised to sit in Civil and Crime) 2006-present
Gray's Inn Student Committee 2009-2011
Gray's Inn Continuing Education & Advocacy Committee 2007-2011
CEDR Solve Panel 2005-2011
Director, Newham Training & Education Council 2001-2008

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Commercial Bar Association
LMAA (Support Member)
British Irish Commercial Bar Association

Talks

"Degrees of Sophistication: Banks liability for misselling structured products" COMBAR British Virgin Islands  April 2011
"Better Dispute Resolution" (Lloyd's List Maritime Arbitration Conference, July 2009)
"Appealling from arbitration all the way to the House of Lords" (Lloyd's List Maritime Arbitration Conference, December 2008)
“Time, place & trickery: Three recent decisions of the House of Lords" (IBA Conference in Athens, June 2008)
"Non-disclosure, warranties and brokers: Proposal for Reform"
“Directors and Officers’ Insurance for Corporate Trustees”
“England’s Courts, English Law: A practical introduction to jurisdiction and choice of law.”
“As Good as Cash? Injuncting calls on letters of credit and performance bonds”

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