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The Hon Mr Justice Jacobs

Full Title: The Hon Mr Justice Jacobs
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 22.3.2011
Call Date: 27.11.1979

Educated at Cambridge, and a Harmsworth Scholar (1979), Richard has a distinguished practice at Essex Court Chambers, covering all types of commercial disputes and arbitration.  He has taught at Cambridge and LSE, sits as a Recorder in crime, and has written a well-received book on insurance and arbitration, Liability Insurance in International Arbitration: the Bermuda Form.  In chambers, he was formerly responsible for pupillage and now for staff employment and barrister/staff relations.  He ran the MT Mooting Competition in the 1980s.  He is a long-time supporter of Arsenal, enjoys tennis and cycling, and has passed Grade 7 piano after starting to learn at aged 40.