Members of Chambers act in large-scale and complex international commercial litigation across a range of market sectors, both in the Courts of England and Wales andoffshore.
Members of Henderson Chambers have been instructed in many of the leading group actions in the English courts and have been at the forefront of the development of the law and practice in relation to group litigation orders and group actions.
Members of Chambers are regularly instructed in international mass claims and group actions brought against companies in this jurisdiction.
- International disputes involving multiple parties and jurisdictions
- Advice upon complex jurisdictional and conflicts of laws issues
- International sale of goods and product supply chain disputes
- Civil fraud and asset tracing claims with an international element, including claims for the freezing or recovery of assets overseas
- Relief, including injunctions, in support of proceedings overseas
Representative casesgrid list
Micula v Romania  EWCA Civ 1801
Court of Appeal handed down judgment ordering Romania to pay the Claimants £150m in security. The Court of Appeal upheld Mr Justice Blair’s decision to stay enforcement of the Award pending a decision of the General Court of the European Union, but overturned his decision not to order security for the Award.
AAA & Others v Unilever PLC  EWCA Civ 1532
Jurisdiction decision, the Court of Appeal (Lady Justice Gloster, Lord Justice Sales and Lord Justice Newey) has decided that Unilever’s Kenyan subsidiary should not face claims in England and Wales based on injuries suffered by visitors to and on its tea plantation in Kenya (arising out of Post- Election Violence, at the hands of third parties, in 2007.)
VW NOx Diesel Emissions litigation
Group action arising from noxious car emissions
Ocensa Pipeline Group Litigation  EWHC 1699 (TCC)
Colombian Farmers / OCENSA Pipeline litigation: Defending oil pipe nuisance, environmental and property damage claim in Colombia.
Following a 4 ½ month Trial in the TCC, the defence was successful and all of the Lead Cases were dismissed.
Charles Gibson QC
Call: 1984 Silk: 2001
Peter Susman QC
Call: 1966 Silk: 1997
Prashant Popat QC
Call: 1992 Silk: 2008
Patrick Green QC
Call: 1990 Silk: 2012
Geraint Webb QC
Call: 1995 Silk: 2013
Oliver Campbell QC
Call: 1992 Silk: 2014
Malcolm Sheehan QC
Call: 1993 Silk: 2015
Toby Riley-Smith QC
Call: 1995 Silk: 2016
Andrew Kinnier QC
Call: 1996 Silk: 2018
Henry Warwick QC
Call: 2007 (Solicitor: 2000) Silk: 2020
Adam Heppinstall QC
Call: 1999 Silk: 2021
Call: 2010 (Solicitor: 2006-2010)