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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

Twenty Essex
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

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

Twenty Essex
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

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

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

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High Court hands down lengthy prison sentence for director’s contempts of court
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Nicholas Legh-Jones KC
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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
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Three more barristers admitted to the BVI Bar
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Baiju Vasani joins Twenty Essex today
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Court of Appeal holds that the former King of Spain is immune in respect of pre-abdication allegations
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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
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Celebrating success in 2023 legal directories
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Guglielmo Verdirame nominated for life peerage
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Service out: the gateways rebuilt
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The contractual architecture of the “Blue Visby Solution”
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High Court rules that a foreign state can be sued for alleged use of spyware
Quasi-contractual anti-suit injunction and direct-action statutes
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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
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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
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A transformative Supreme Court judgment holding a diplomat accountable for modern slavery
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Arbitrators suitable for appointment to EU trade disputes
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Three Twenty Essex members admitted to the BVI Bar
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“Decentralised and borderless” NFT auction is outside the reach of English consumer protection legislation
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Commercial Court Grants anti-suit and declaratory relief in US$2 billion financing dispute
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Monica Feria-Tinta acting in case of German-Iranian dual national, Nahid Taghavi
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The Arbitration Act 1996 at 25
The Arbitration Act 1996 at 25
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Commercial Court grants summary judgment and dismisses application to withdraw admissions in maritime LOI enforcement dispute
Twenty Essex has a new Head of BD, Asia Pacific
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Members of Chambers contribute to festschrift for Professor George Bermann
Two Twenty Essex members appointed as Queen’s Counsel
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Independent Human Rights Act Review delivers its report
Independent Human Rights Act Review delivers its report
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Third party funding costs and COVID-19 adjournments: section 68 challenge to ICC award dismissed
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Paul Lowenstein QC and Sam Goodman successful in jurisdiction challenge in fourth Libyan Investment Authority litigation
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Twenty Essex joins ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE as a Community Partner
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Hydrogen projects: regulation and consents
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SCL Annual Conference 2021 – Tech Law in a Sustainable Civil Society
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Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit 8 November 2021
Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit 8 November 2021
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United Kingdom Supreme Court confirms that consequential loss satisfies the tort gateway for service out of the jurisdiction
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Hong Kong Arbitration Week 2021 – Arbitrating for and against State parties in APAC
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Guglielmo Verdirame QC and Kate Parlett represent HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein on highly complex public international law issues
Legal Business International Arbitration Summit 2021 – 11 October 2021
Legal Business International Arbitration Summit 2021 – 11 October 2021
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Designers, breach of confidence, conspiracy and exemplary damages
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GCR Live: Competition Litigation 2021 – Litigating big tech claims
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Monica Feria-Tinta on “Implications of the Diversity of the Rules on the Use of Force for Change in Law”
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Commercial Court finds it has no jurisdiction to hear claims against Petro Poroshenko
European Circuit Annual Conference 2021
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Commercial Court dismisses wasted expenditure claim in fuel oil dispute
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Zacaroli J clarifies solicitors’ right to obtain security for their unpaid fees
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Investor protection in Europe
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International Dispute Resolution – The Future of Investment Arbitration
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BPOI successful in US$17m restitution claim in the Commercial Court
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Copyright infringement and breach of confidence claim against American Express Global Business Travel proceeds in England
Copyright infringement and breach of confidence claim against American Express Global Business Travel proceeds in England