Paul Key QC (UK)
Paul Key QC (UK)

Paul Key QC joined the then 7 Selborne as an associate member in 2011. He is a member of Essex Court Chambers,

Paul has a broad commercial practice, with substantial experience in foreign investment, international trade, joint ventures, power and other large scale infrastructure projects, oil and gas, telecommunications, shipping, agency and distribution (including commercial agency), conflict of laws, and public international law (largely in the investment context). Prior to joining Essex Court Chambers, he was a solicitor with Herbert Smith.

Paul has considerable experience in Commercial Court litigation and international commercial arbitrations, including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, SCC, ARIAS and bilateral investment treaty arbitrations.


  • Admitted to NSW Bar: 1998
  • Appointed Senior Counsel: 2013