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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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Pooling FRAND: Patents Court dismisses jurisdiction over Tesla claims against US patent platform about 5G licensing for the automotive industry
Parties cannot rely on their own wrongs: The Court of Appeal reconsiders conditions precedent
Liquidation applications and arbitration agreements: farewell to Salford Estates
Each and every document: Underlining the limits on disclosure orders against a non-party
Material adverse change: the threshold remains (very) high in an M&A context
Who are the consumers of arbitration?
Who are the consumers of arbitration?
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issues advisory opinion on the obligations of states under UNCLOS in relation to climate change
High Court denies rare type of contractual anti-suit injunction for discretionary / comity reasons
High Court denies rare type of contractual anti-suit injunction for discretionary / comity reasons
Keeping options open: Commercial Court dismisses challenge to ICC award in Kosovo power plant dispute
Keeping options open: Commercial Court dismisses challenge to ICC award in Kosovo power plant dispute
Upholding the sanctions regime: Commercial Court demands withdrawal of Russian proceedings lodged in breach of English law arbitration agreements
‘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
When preliminary turns prejudicial: new judgment on arbitrator bias
When preliminary turns prejudicial: new judgment on arbitrator bias
Rare cartel follow-on claim secures UK damages from global price-fixing by LCD makers
‘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
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
Penal notices and the Babanaft proviso in anti-suit injunctions
Penal notices and the Babanaft proviso in anti-suit injunctions
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
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
Arbitration agreements and just and equitable winding-up petitions
Is the consumer always right? When international arbitration meets consumer protection
Arbitration, athletes and appeals: a human right to judicial review of awards?
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
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
Judgment against fraudsters in multi-million-pound pension Ponzi scheme
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
New application seeks to close gaps in vital UN human rights convention
New application seeks to close gaps in vital UN human rights convention
Commercial Court security application ruling in breach of trust case finds “real risk” of obstacles to enforcing English courts judgments in Qatar
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
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
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