New member at Quadrant Chambers

Sam Mitchell has joined Quadrant Chambers as a new member, having successfully completed pupillage.

During his pupillage Mitchells work included:

Drafting opinions on the construction of clauses in time and voyage charterparties, including off-hire and redelivery provisions, laytime and demurrage clauses, terms on the payment/re-payment of bunkers, and the effect of the Hague / Hague-Visby Rules.

Drafting pleadings in a variety of commercial contexts, including contractual disputes, civil fraud and misrepresentation, claims for unjust enrichment, the enforcement of charges, and debt claims. 

Assisting supervisors with questions involving cross-jurisdictional points, including the validity of foreign judgment debts, the applicability of foreign limitation periods to English proceedings, and the governing law in cases of extra-jurisdictional principal-agent relationships.

Quadrant also extended its warmest congratulations to Matthew Reeve, who will be appointed King’s Counsel in 2023.