Stone Chambers is a leading set of commercial barristers, based in both London and Singapore. We offer an outstanding advocacy and advisory service in commercial courts and tribunals.
Our expertise is both national and international. We have experience in dealing with a wide range of commercial matters both contentious and non-contentious and are able to offer clients in-depth knowledge in a number of different business sectors.
We have barristers recommended in the major UK legal directories as leaders in the fields of commercial litigation, commercial arbitration, international arbitration: general commercial and insurance, international arbitration: construction and engineering, shipping, commodities, employment and civil fraud. Stone Chambers has long been recognised as a leading set for shipping and commodities.
In addition, Members of Chambers accept appointments as arbitrators or mediators.
Mary Thomson is taking part in the panel discussion on "Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration" organised by Arbitral Women and the ICC. The event takes place on 29 June at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hong Kong.
Charles Debattista is judging the grand final of the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition organised by Murdoch University, Western Australia.
The final takes place on 8 July where Charles will be judging alongside the Rt Hon the Lady Justice Gloster, Lady Justice of Appeal and the Rt Hon the Lord Justice Hamblen, Lord Justice of Appeal.
Jeremy Lightfoot has been invited to speak at the 12th Annual Colloquium: Charterparties: Law Practice and Emerging Legal Problems, organised by the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at College of Law and Criminology, Swansea University taking place on 15-16 September 2016.