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A leading set specialising in commercial, construction, insurance and property law

Introduction

Ebony’s practice covers all aspects of the law pertaining to construction disputes and commercial claims. She deals with complex high value commercial litigation, arbitration and adjudication and all forms of dispute resolution.

Ebony has experience of the standard form contracts and regularly appears in the Technology and Construction Court, County Court and High Court. She is currently acting in a multi-million pound construction arbitration concerning defects, delay and the allocation of commercial risks under a maximum price target cost contract.

Ebony adopts a commercial approach to disputes that sits well with her client base. She has experience of multijurisdictional issues in the context of commercial disputes having worked in-house for US conglomerate Tyco International for several years before coming to the Bar.

With regard to banking and finance, Ebony has recently acted as a Skilled Person in the FCA review arising out of the misselling of interest rate hedging products.

A confident and versatile advocate, Ebony is recognised for possessing commercial judgement beyond her years, and a persuasive manner in court and negotiations.

Publications

Ebony is an editor of Emden’s Construction Law, the leading authority on construction law (published in loose-leaf and online, by LexisNexis).

Ebony is a contributing author for Insurance Broking Practice and the Law (ed. CMS Cameron McKenna), for the forthcoming edition of Construction All Risks Insurance (Sweet & Maxwell) and a contributor to the Practical Law Construction Blog.

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons), City University, First Class
  • Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, Very Competent
  • Exhibition Scholar, Inner Temple
  • Twice awarded the Martin Dockray Prize (for the best examination results achieved by an undergraduate LLB student)

Professional associations

  • COMBAR
  • TECBAR
  • SCL