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Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

For our Singapore office, for client enquiries please contact our BD Director, Asia Pacific, Lara Quie and for all other queries please contact Lynn Quek. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03 Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

Contact

Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

For our Singapore office, for client enquiries please contact our BD Director, Asia Pacific, Lara Quie and for all other queries please contact Lynn Quek. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

20 Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03 Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

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Twenty Essex at TL4 FIRE International: Vilamoura 2024
Quincecare, agency and conflict of laws: what law do we look to?
‘Durnont’ provides important Court of Appeal decision on permission to continue a derivative action under CPR Part 19
‘Durnont’ provides important Court of Appeal decision on permission to continue a derivative action under CPR Part 19
Shifting currents: A breakfast seminar on the latest in shipping caselaw, May 2024
Is it time to dispose of the definition of disposition? Section 146(2) of the Cayman Islands Companies Act (2023 Revision)
Josephine Davies and Oliver Caplin sworn in as King’s Counsel today
New Court Examiner appointment at Twenty Essex
London International Disputes Week 2024: Twenty Essex
When preliminary turns prejudicial: new judgment on arbitrator bias
When preliminary turns prejudicial: new judgment on arbitrator bias
Twenty Essex in Hong Kong: The ICCA Congress 2024
Shifting currents: A breakfast seminar on the latest in shipping caselaw, March 2024
Rare cartel follow-on claim secures UK damages from global price-fixing by LCD makers
Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies 4th ed
‘Resolute’ appeal underscores absolute barrier to injunctive relief against states, even in commercial disputes
Extra-territoriality in offshore proceedings: Abu Dhabi General Markets court decides that it can compel production from foreign persons
The power to punish: Court of Appeal judgment confirms the responsible persons liability principle
Court of Appeal hands down landmark decision on privilege
Congratulations: two new silks appointed at Twenty Essex
The Polar: Important war risks decision from the Supreme Court
Deploying anti-suit and anti-anti-suit injunctions to protect a London-seated arbitration agreement
Revealed: The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2024
Advisory proceedings on the climate emergency and human rights in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Celebrating success in 2024 legal directories
Penal notices and the Babanaft proviso in anti-suit injunctions
Penal notices and the Babanaft proviso in anti-suit injunctions
Countdown to Pupillage: T-minus Twenty
State of Play 2024 – Immunity and justiciability in international disputes: The limits of inquiry into state conduct
Monica Feria-Tinta wins at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023
Commercial Court summarily dismisses $38 million claim for carried interest
Commercial Court summarily dismisses $38 million claim for carried interest
Clarifying the Limitation Act 1980: Canada Square v Potter
Project 2100: Looking Back, Looking Forward A 2020’s Perspective on the International Legal Order
Nigeria v P&ID – the challenges for future cases
Nigeria v P&ID – the challenges for future cases
Nigeria successful in challenge centred on the “most severe abuses of the arbitral process”
English Court has no jurisdiction in £126m claim against former King Juan Carlos I of Spain
Winners at The Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2023
To stay or not to stay: the English approach to (not) staying petitions presented despite exclusive jurisdiction clause (“EJC”)
Arbitration agreements and just and equitable winding-up petitions
Mining the bottom of the sea: potential future disputes and the role of the ITLOS
Winners at The Legal Business Awards 2023
Australian Arbitration Week 2023
Judging Iran: A Memoir of the Hague, the White House, and Life on the Front Line of International Justice
Changes to your delivery: a whistle-stop tour of amendments to the International Group letters of indemnity
Is the consumer always right? When international arbitration meets consumer protection
Four new tenants join Twenty Essex
London International Shipping Week 2023
Nominations at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023
Nominations at Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023
Provisional measures in investment treaty disputes: enforceability and possible reforms
Security of banks in trade finance: illusory as ever?
New appointments to the Attorney General’s Panel of Civil Counsel
Remembering Sir Simon Tuckey
Remembering Sir Simon Tuckey
Chambers of the Year nomination at The Legal Business Awards 2023
Chambers of the Year nomination at The Legal Business Awards 2023
GAR Live: Singapore: Nakul Dewan SA to Co-chair
Arbitration, athletes and appeals: a human right to judicial review of awards?
Centenary edition of the Hague Academy of International Law has Philippa Webb as Director of Studies
The rights of the River Ouse: Monica Feria-Tinta to advise on new charter, a first for England
10,000 Black Interns (10KBI) x the Bar Council
Stepping forward: the Bar Council’s Social Mobility Summit 2023
Shortlistings for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023
Shortlistings for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023
Obtaining permission to continue derivative action in a €100 million Cyprus-Poland fraud claim
Commercial Court clarifies permission to serve out orders on directors in anticipated contempt proceedings
On the request for an advisory opinion on climate change under UNCLOS in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Twenty Essex members included in list of experts under UK-Japan trade agreement
The practicalities of pleading and proving foreign law in the JIBFL
Court of Appeal affirms that Hague-Visby Rules time bar applies to misdelivery after discharge
Al Sadeq v Dechert – Murray J hands down judgment in high-profile privilege challenge
Kevin Lee becomes a member of Twenty Essex
Rethinking the obligation theory: new chapter on the enforcement of overseas judgments
Chasing shadows: a whistlestop guide to litigating against persons unknown in the context of ransomware and cyber fraud
Judgment against fraudsters in multi-million-pound pension Ponzi scheme
Achieving the Arbitration Dream: Professor Julian DM Lew KC receives a liber amicorum from peers
Approaching an application to uplift multi-million pound security for costs in an eight-figure international fraud
Approaching an application to uplift multi-million pound security for costs in an eight-figure international fraud
Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal refuses leave to appeal to Privy Council against BVI winding-up order
Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal refuses leave to appeal to Privy Council against BVI winding-up order
Settlement in ‘Eternal Bliss’ matter leaves Court of Appeal decision to stand on extent of damages due to laytime delays
Philip Edey KC and Luke Pearce KC at TL4 FIRE International: Vilamoura 2023
London International Disputes Week 2023: Twenty Essex
From freezing to seizing: Prof Philippa Webb to speak at American Society of International Law Annual Meeting
Luke Pearce and Sir Michael Wood sworn in as King’s Counsel today
New application seeks to close gaps in vital UN human rights convention
New application seeks to close gaps in vital UN human rights convention
Twenty Essex celebrates a decade serving Singapore and APAC
Commercial Court security application ruling in breach of trust case finds “real risk” of obstacles to enforcing English courts judgments in Qatar
Andrew Dinsmore to speak on jurisdiction following Brexit with the London Shipping Law Centre at the International Dispute Resolution Centre on 6 March 2023
UKJT issues legal statement on digital securities
High Court rules that a foreign state can be sued for alleged hacking of computers
High Court rules that a foreign state can be sued for alleged hacking of computers
Complaint against insurance broker Marsh over its role in brokering the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project
Complaint against insurance broker Marsh over its role in brokering the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project
Recent success in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases and top 10 appeals of 2023
Considering bringing an RFI application? Is it strictly necessary?
Considering bringing an RFI application? Is it strictly necessary?
High Court hands down lengthy prison sentence for director’s contempts of court
High Court hands down lengthy prison sentence for director’s contempts of court
High Court judgment concerning ‘anti-deduction’ clauses in time charters
Leading arbitration practitioner Philippa Charles to join Twenty Essex
Thomas Wong becomes a member of Twenty Essex
Success in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023
Andrew Dinsmore to host workshop on the rule against reflective loss at the ChBA Annual Conference
Two new silks appointed at Twenty Essex
Nicholas Legh-Jones KC
Nicholas Legh-Jones KC
Court of Appeal addresses res inter alios acta principle
Court of Appeal addresses res inter alios acta principle
UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention issues Opinion calling on the release and compensation by Iran, of a dual national woman
UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention issues Opinion calling on the release and compensation by Iran, of a dual national woman
Monica Feria-Tinta in deprivation of nationality and statelessness case
Recognition in 2023 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific guide
Three more barristers admitted to the BVI Bar
Baiju Vasani joins Twenty Essex today
Baiju Vasani joins Twenty Essex today
Court of Appeal holds that the former King of Spain is immune in respect of pre-abdication allegations
Court of Appeal holds that the former King of Spain is immune in respect of pre-abdication allegations
Twenty twenty vision: an insight into commercial pupillage
Good faith in English law – as elusive as ever?
Diplomatic immunity in the Court of Appeal
Diplomatic immunity in the Court of Appeal
Trust claim over Swiss bank account struck out 
Trust claim over Swiss bank account struck out 
Rishab Gupta joins Twenty Essex
UK Anti-Doping v Boardman
Celebrating success in 2023 legal directories
Success in landmark business interruption insurance case
Guglielmo Verdirame nominated for life peerage
Private Practice Powerlist UK 2022: arbitration
Hand in glove? Public affairs and public law
The Miracle Hope
Winners at The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022
At last! A new jurisdictional gateway permitting service of third-party disclosure orders out of the jurisdiction
Service out: the gateways rebuilt
Commercial Court clarifies that Hague-Visby Rules time bar applies to misdelivery occuring after discharge
Webinar: Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration vs Litigation
The Future of environmental cases in the European Court of Human Rights – new publication
Court of Appeal clarifies rules for damages for breach of warranty and deceit involving hindsight
Two new tenants as Twenty Essex continues to grow
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The contractual architecture of the “Blue Visby Solution”
The contractual architecture of the “Blue Visby Solution”
Sarah Grimmer joins Twenty Essex today
High Court rules that a foreign state can be sued for alleged use of spyware
High Court rules that a foreign state can be sued for alleged use of spyware
Quasi-contractual anti-suit injunction and direct-action statutes
Commercial Court win for the Guaidó Board in latest phase of Venezuelan Gold litigation 
Mock tribunals: reflections on their use in international arbitration
Mock tribunals: reflections on their use in international arbitration
Probationary tenancy (third six) pupillage applications
New Heads of Chambers
New Heads of Chambers
English courts give green light to parallel proceedings in FRAND/SEP disputes
Alleged non-parties to an arbitration agreement
Alleged non-parties to an arbitration agreement
Nominations for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022
Nominations for The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022
A transformative Supreme Court judgment holding a diplomat accountable for modern slavery
A transformative Supreme Court judgment holding a diplomat accountable for modern slavery
Commercial court judgment on s.32 of the Limitation Act  
Arbitrators suitable for appointment to EU trade disputes
Arbitrators suitable for appointment to EU trade disputes
Shagang Giant
Sarah Grimmer to join Twenty Essex as arbitrator
Twenty Essex participating in the COMBAR Mentoring Scheme for Underrepresented Groups
Regulating cryptocurrency by policing advertisements: the approach in the UK, Singapore, India and Spain
Looking for a “commercial man”: common difficulties in maritime arbitration clauses
Three Twenty Essex members admitted to the BVI Bar
Murray Pickering QC
Murray Pickering QC
Leading international arbitration practitioner to join Twenty Essex: Baiju Vasani
Commercial Court dismisses attempt to rely on arbitral findings in proceedings against non-parties
“Decentralised and borderless” NFT auction is outside the reach of English consumer protection legislation
“Decentralised and borderless” NFT auction is outside the reach of English consumer protection legislation
Commercial Court Grants anti-suit and declaratory relief in US$2 billion financing dispute
Commercial Court Grants anti-suit and declaratory relief in US$2 billion financing dispute
Commercial Court gives judgment in £1 billion fraud claim following the collapse of NMC Healthcare PLC
Philippa Webb joins task force to deliver pro bono justice for Ukrainians
Don’t estop me now: the Supreme Court revisits contractual variation and the effect of NOM clauses
Is the Supreme Court decision in Rock Advertising wrong?