James Corbett KC

Year of Call: 1975 Year of Silk: 1999

“has a ‘tigerish’ style”

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Practice Overview

James Corbett KC was formerly a full member of Serle Court. He is now a partner at Kobre & Kim LLP, a US law firm. He appears as an advocate in England and a wide variety of common law jurisdictions in both litigation and arbitration. He also accepts appointments as a mediator and arbitrator. His cases include in particular complex financial products, shareholder and joint venture disputes, and offshore trusts.

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Education & Qualifications

LLB, LLM, Exeter


Deputy High Court Judge in England Wales with effect from May 2007, he will also sit in Mercantile Courts


CEDR Registered Mediator

Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Panel of Mediators, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Panel of Arbitrators, London Court of International Arbitration

Panel of Experts, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

Panel of Arbitrators & Mediators, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

Admitted as Legal Practitioner, New South Wales
Admitted as Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Anguilla, St Kitts & Nevis, British Virgin Islands)
Attorney (pro hac), Turks and Caicos Islands and in the Cayman Islands
Barrister, Ireland and Northern Ireland
Advocate, Dubai International Financial Centre
STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)
ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists)


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