Barnaby has a broad practice covering all of Chambers' main practice areas, with a particular focus on commercial matters. 

Before joining Blackstone, Barnaby taught Conflict of Laws and Contract Law at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Barnaby also spent two years working part-time for a private company providing litigation analysis services; his role involved researching, and gathering information on, decisions of the Commercial Court. 

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Commercial

Barnaby accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' commercial litigation practice. He draws on his experiences acquired during pupillage, in particular his involvement in a range of commercial disputes and advisory work, including high-value, complex, and multi-jurisdictional matters. Barnaby has also taught Conflict of Laws and Contract Law.

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Civil Fraud, Asset Recovery & Injunctive Relief

Barnaby accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' civil fraud practice. He has been involved in a number of  multi-jurisdictional fraud disputes, often raising complicated issues of private international law.

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Arbitration

Barnaby accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' arbitration practice. He has been involved in a number of high-value arbitrations, as well as the enforcement of arbitral awards and other litigation brought in aid of arbitral proceedings.

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Employment

Barnaby accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' employment law practice. He has a particular interest in employment matters raising commercial and private international law issues. 

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Public & Regulatory

Barnaby accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' public law and regulatory practice.

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Achievements

Education

BA (Cantab) (Law, First Class)

LLM (Cantab) (First Class, 2nd in year)

Prizes and Scholarships

  • Buchanan Prize, Lincoln's Inn (2019)
  • CMS Prize for Advanced Private Law (2018)
  • Allen and Overy Prize for International Financial Law (2018)
  • Emlyn Wade Prize for Law, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2018)
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn (2018)
  • BPP Advocacy Award (2018)
  • BPP Excellence Award (2018)
  • Tapp Postgraduate Scholarship, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2017)
  • Frere-Smith Prize for Law, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2017)
  • Senior Scholar, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2016)
  • Exhibition Award, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2015)

Teaching

Barnaby taught Conflict of Laws and the Law of Contract at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. 

Moots

  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2018 (second place; honourable mention for Best Individual Oralist)
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Univrsität Vis Pre-Moot 2018
  • LSE-LCIA Vis London Pre-Moot 2018
  • ICC Vis Pre-Moot 2018
  • Fox Williams Vis Pre-Moot 2018 (winner)
  • Blackstone Chambers De Smith Moot 2016 (finalist)
  • Cambridge University Fledglings Moot 2016 (runner-up)
  • Sir William McNair Moot 2015

 

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