Jamie Hamblen

Called: 2017

Practice Overview

Jamie is developing his practice in line with chambers’ core areas of aviation and travel, banking and financial services, commercial disputes, commodities and international trade, energy and natural resources, insurance and reinsurance, international commercial arbitration and shipping.
Jamie has been instructed on various matters, including:

  • Conducting research into the legislation applicable when setting up and running a digital currency exchange;
  • Conducting research into third party liability for the tort of deceit;
  • Conducting research into the application of res judicata and issue estoppel where the foreign judgment is under appeal;
  • Advising on title to sue and jurisdictional issues arising out of a claim for cargo damage under a bill of lading;
  • Advising on liability for cargo damage, caused by the sinking of a vessel;
  • Advising on the enforceability of a letter of indemnity;
  • Advising on a claim against a haulage company for the deliberate misappropriation of goods;
  • Defending a claim for cargo damage under the CMR in Commercial Court proceedings;
  • Defending a claim for the payment of hire in a LMAA Small Claims Arbitration, withheld for breach of a speed and consumption warranty;
  • Defending a claim for compensation pursuant to the Flight Compensation Regulation 261/2004 in County Court proceedings;
  • Defending a CEDR reference under the Montreal Convention;
  • Assisting in two disclosure exercises in on-going litigation, one concerning delay in a large construction project, the other allegations of fraud, misrepresentation and breach of warranty. 

Before coming to Quadrant Chambers, Jamie undertook vacation schemes at Baker & McKenzie LLP and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, as well as mini-pupillages at various leading commercial and commercial/chancery sets of chambers. Jamie is also qualified as a FRU Volunteer and has provided free representation in an employment dispute.


BA in English Literature, Durham University, 2014 (First Class)

GDL, City University, 2016 (Distinction) 

BPTC, City University, 2017 (Outstanding - 4th in the year overall out of 341 students)      


Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn

Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn 

Barstow Scholarship, City University

Winner of the Lincoln’s Inn Internal Mooting Competition 2017

Runner-up in the City University Senior Moot 2017 and the Maitland Advocacy Prize 2015

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