• North America

    North American Committee
    Henry King QC (Fountain Court Chambers) - Chair
    Alice Carse (Devereux Chambers)


  • COMBAR North American Meeting 2018

    The Meeting took  place tin Vienna, Austria, from 31 May to 1 June 2018.

    We were delighted that the Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court, Mr Justice Popplewell, and his wife Dr Debra Lomas attended as COMBAR’s guests.

    Discussions are underway about the destination for the North American Meeting 2019.

    See full Programme here

    See List of Attendees here

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    Session 1 - What is the point? Challenges  in commercial litigation

    Alex Gunning QC paper

    Session 2 - Arbitration

    Josephine Davies paper

    Balz Gross presentation

    Andrew Scott paper

    Session 3 - Recent developments in banking disputes

    Nik Yeo papers

    Session 4 - Damages

    Stephen D Susman paper

    and PowerPoint

    Ishan Bhabha paper

    Anne Jeavons presentation

    Craig Orr QC One Step

    Debate: This House would outlaw litigation funding

    Opposing the motion paper

    Bianca Venaka received funding through the Bar Council International Fund Programme, which COMBAR supports, to attend the Meeting in Vienna.  Please click here to read her account of the event.


    Henry King QC
    Chair, North American Committee

    Alice Carse
    Executive Committee Member