Colin Edelman KC - Retirement from Counsel Practice

Devereux would like to announce that Colin Edelman KC has retired from counsel practice but will be continuing to offer his services as an arbitrator through Devereux Chambers. 

For most of his 45-year career, Colin has specialised in high value complex commercial disputes with an emphasis on insurance, reinsurance, professional indemnity and energy. He has been involved in a significant number of high-profile matters affecting the London and international insurance markets, including disputes arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic and major natural disasters as well as other catastrophic losses. Colin has also written and lectured extensively on issues affecting the insurance and reinsurance market.

Colin was shortlisted for ‘Barrister of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2021. Additionally, he was voted the Chambers UK ‘Insurance Silk of the Year’ in 2007, 2010, 2015 and 2017, as well as ‘Professional Negligence Silk of the Year’ at the 2014 Chambers UK Bar Awards

He previously sat as a Deputy High Court Judge (Queen’s Bench Division) and as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Commercial Court.

Colin has previously been appointed as an arbitrator on some 200 domestic and international arbitrations and will continue to accept appointments as an arbitrator in international and domestic insurance, reinsurance and other commercial arbitrations.

All at Devereux would like to thank Colin for his membership of Chambers and to congratulate him on his exceptional career.

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