The Commercial Bar Association

December 2009
Note from the The Hon Mr Justice Gross, then Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court

March 2012
Note from Mrs. Justice Gloster, then Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court

2013 Arbitration Stats

October 2014
Time estimates
Extensions of time
Commercial Court Update

April 2015
Length of skeleton arguments

Lord Justice Vos gave a talk on 'Advocacy - What works and what doesn't' on 14 October 2014.

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The Hon. Mr Justice Teare gave a talk in March 2012 on Advocacy in the Commercial Court as part of the COMBAR Professional Education Series of Lectures. It may be useful in training courses on written advocacy and may also be of particular benefit to practising advocates.

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The Annual Lecture was delivered by Professor James Crawford AC SC on Tuesday 18 November 2014 at 5.30pm, Middle Temple Hall.

The title of his lecture was 'Deference or difference? The relationship between domestic and international courts and tribunals’

1.5 CPD confirmed by the BSB.

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Click here for the complete Lecture transcript

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The Commercial Bar Association

The Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) was formed in July 1989 to bring together self-employed barristers who practise in the field of international and commercial law.