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Outer Temple members speak at 2019 New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting


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On Friday 18 January 2019, members of Outer Temple Chambers spoke at the 2019 New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York.

As part of the schedule, the panel spoke on ‘International Litigation – Introduction and Overview of the English Legal System’. The lively discussion involved an examination of the similarities and differences between the Bar of England and Wales, and the New York State Bar. Amongst other things, the panel considered: the English dual system, the hierarchy of the courts, advocacy in international arbitrations and commercial litigation, global investigations, and international travel law.

Michael Bowes QC, Sarah Crowther QC, Teresa Rosen Peacocke, Oliver Powell and Alex Haines of Outer Temple Chambers were also delighted to be joined by Isabel Bathurst, Associate Slater & Gordon, and Laura Lewis, General Counsel Hermitage Capital Management.

The engaging and interactive panel event was attended by more than 100 New York State Attorneys.

Michael specialises in business crime, civil fraud, financial services and international sanctions. He acts for corporate clients and senior managers in global investigations and for the SFO, FCA, CMA and Lloyd’s of London.

Sarah has a broad practice with areas of focus in personal injury, private international law, clinical negligence and public law and discrimination cases.

Teresa specialises in commercial and chancery litigation, private international law and international arbitration.

Oliver undertakes instructions that involve the regulation of business activity and commerce. His practice encompasses asset forfeiture & civil recovery, business crime, commercial fraud, financial services, and sanctions.

Alex specialises in international law, particularly in the extensive field of international organisations law. His practice areas include sanctions, corruption and the institutional law of international organisations more generally (including international administrative law).

For further information about Michael, Sarah, Teresa, Oliver, or Alex, or if you would like to instruct any of them, please contact us on 00 44 (0) 20 7353 6381.


Barristers: Michael Bowes QC | Sarah Crowther QC | Teresa Peacocke | Oliver Powell | Alex Haines
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