Steven Gee QC

Silk 1993
Education
MA (Oxon) (First Class), Harvard
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Steven Gee QC is a commercial litigator with nearly forty years’ experience. His practice covers a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration including agency agreements, distribution agreements, commercial contracts, joint ventures, partnership, sale of goods, insurance, reinsurance, misrepresentation and civil fraud, shipping, shipbuilding, company law, and banking.

Steven has extensive arbitration experience which includes disputes involving: shareholders and reflective loss; joint ventures; ship building and chartering; interim remedies; agencies; distribution; commercial contracts; sale of goods; share sales; real property (specifically land and leases); banking and finance; private equities; securities; insurance and reinsurance; civil fraud and misrepresentations; fraudulent transfers of assets and tracing and partnerships. He also has experience of judicial supervision of arbitration in the commercial courts and enforcement of arbitration awards.

  • Admissions and Affiliations

    Steven sits as a commercial arbitrator and has acted in numerous commercial arbitrations – including International Chamber of Commerce arbitrations – in the UK, Bermuda, New York, Paris and Geneva. He has also appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Ireland, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the Turks & Caicos Islands, and Antigua. He is a member of the New York Bar and is admitted to practise in the State and Federal Courts in New York and is a member of the Antigua Bar.

  • Publications
    • Agora: thoughts on Fiona Trust. Jurisdiction: the validity and width of arbitration. Arbitration International 2008, 24(3), 467-473.
  • Professional Memberships

    He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Member of LCIA. He also sits as a commercial arbitrator and has acted in numerous commercial arbitrations – including International Chamber of Commerce arbitrations – in the UK, Bermuda, New York, Paris and Geneva. He has also appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Ireland, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the Turks & Caicos Islands, and Antigua. He is a member of the New York Bar and is admitted to practise in the State and Federal Courts in New York and is a member of the Antigua Bar.

  • What the directories say

    ‘A walking genius.’ Legal 500, 2014

    ‘He has an impressive ability to dictate strategy.’ Legal, 500, 2014

    ‘A formidable intellect.’ Legal 500, 2014

    ‘A very good choice for arbitration.’ Legal 500, 2014

    “His breadth of knowledge, tactical thinking and careful arguments are outstanding.” Chambers & Partners, 2014

    “He is extremely intelligent, his knowledge of the law and procedure is excellent, and he gives you ideas you would not have thought of.” Chambers & Partners, 2014

    “Always provides incisive and thoughtful advice.” Chambers & Partners, 2014

    Steven Gee QC…‘a formidable intellect’ Legal 500, 2013

    Steven Gee QC’s “exceptional ability to pluck brilliant points out of seemingly thin air” sees him instructed in an impressive range of cases. Chambers & Partners Global, 2012

    Steven Gee QC … “a formidable advocate with an outstanding intellect – judges just follow his every word.” Chambers & Partners, 2012

    Sources reserve special mention for his “mastery of interlocutory injunctions.” Chambers & Partners, 2012

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