Michael Collett, QC
Arbitrator & Barrister
I have practised as a barrister specializing in shipping and international trade at 20 Essex Street since 1997. Since 2005 I have accepted appointments as arbitrator in relation to shipping and other commercial disputes.

I have specialized in shipping law and arbitration since 1997. I have appeared as counsel in numerous shipping arbitrations and before the English Commercial Court in cases deciding important points of arbitration law such as A v. B [2011] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 363 (Court’s power to award security where award challenged) and SOS v. Inerco [2010] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 345 (Court’s power to extend time for commencement of arbitration). Contributor of a chapter on London maritime arbitration to ‘Arbitration in England’ (Eds. Lew, Bor, Fullelove and Greenaway, 1st Ed. 2013).Back
CONTACT
Phone: +44 (0)20 7842 1200

E-mail: mcollett@twentyessex.com

Country of Residence: U.K.

Nationality: British
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Member of the Baltic Exchange

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Member of the LCIA European Users’ Council

Supporting Member of the LMAA
ADMISSIONS
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • EDUCATION
    Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1995; appointed Queen’s Counsel 2013

    BA (First Class Hons), Literae Humaniores, University of Oxford (St John’s College)

    Diploma in Law with Distinction, City University, London