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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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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
Don’t estop me now: the Supreme Court revisits contractual variation and the effect of NOM clauses
Court of Appeal reversal over banks’ fraud prevention duties
Monica Feria-Tinta acting in case of German-Iranian dual national, Nahid Taghavi
Commercial Court issues judgment in commodities trading fraud claim
Monica Feria-Tinta instructed in New Caledonia’s independence referendum matter – decolonisation process under international law
Commercial Court grants summary judgment and dismisses application to withdraw admissions in maritime LOI enforcement dispute
Commercial Court grants summary judgment and dismisses application to withdraw admissions in maritime LOI enforcement dispute
OECD initial assessments in coal mining case relating to BHP, Anglo American and Glencore
Appeal victory for Guaidó in Venezuelan gold dispute
Third party funding costs and COVID-19 adjournments: section 68 challenge to ICC award dismissed
Third party funding costs and COVID-19 adjournments: section 68 challenge to ICC award dismissed
Paul Lowenstein QC and Sam Goodman successful in jurisdiction challenge in fourth Libyan Investment Authority litigation
Paul Lowenstein QC and Sam Goodman successful in jurisdiction challenge in fourth Libyan Investment Authority litigation
Constitutional Court of Ecuador issues landmark judgment on “The Rights of Nature” – Monica Feria-Tinta acted as Amicus
Court of Appeal decision on the incorporation of charter terms into bills of lading, and joint insurance funds for war risks / K&R losses
Landmark Supreme Court decision on shipowners’ seaworthiness and due diligence obligations
United Kingdom Supreme Court confirms that consequential loss satisfies the tort gateway for service out of the jurisdiction
United Kingdom Supreme Court confirms that consequential loss satisfies the tort gateway for service out of the jurisdiction
Guglielmo Verdirame QC and Kate Parlett represent HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein on highly complex public international law issues
Guglielmo Verdirame QC and Kate Parlett represent HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein on highly complex public international law issues
Designers, breach of confidence, conspiracy and exemplary damages
Designers, breach of confidence, conspiracy and exemplary damages
Commercial Court finds it has no jurisdiction to hear claims against Petro Poroshenko
Commercial Court finds it has no jurisdiction to hear claims against Petro Poroshenko
Andrew Ayres QC and Andrew Dinsmore instructed on multi-million dollar fraud claim against alleged associates of former Steinhoff Group CEO
Commercial Court dismisses wasted expenditure claim in fuel oil dispute
Commercial Court dismisses wasted expenditure claim in fuel oil dispute
Zacaroli J clarifies solicitors’ right to obtain security for their unpaid fees
Zacaroli J clarifies solicitors’ right to obtain security for their unpaid fees
Too late to bring dishonesty claim against company director who was a witness in an earlier action
Dutch Court orders Shell to reduce CO2 emissions in landmark climate change case
BPOI successful in US$17m restitution claim in the Commercial Court
BPOI successful in US$17m restitution claim in the Commercial Court
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
Court of Appeal rules on approach to inconsistency and conflicts between documents
Court of Appeal rules on approach to inconsistency and conflicts between documents
Commercial Court hands down important judgment on meaning of Petroleum Act
Commercial Court hands down important judgment on meaning of Petroleum Act
Diplomatic immunity and human rights
Singaporean and English law diverge on fundamental contract law issue: Singapore Court of Appeal rejects reasoning in Rock Advertising
Judgment on DBAs, disclosure orders and enforcement of proprietary claims
Judgment on DBAs, disclosure orders and enforcement of proprietary claims
High Court deliberates modified universalism and the Brussels Recast Regulation in the context of Ukrainian insolvency proceedings
High Court deliberates modified universalism and the Brussels Recast Regulation in the context of Ukrainian insolvency proceedings
Italian Supreme Court confirms that certain age restrictions are lawful for pilots in aviation companies engaged in national intelligence activities
Security for costs ordered against claimants based in Iran and Dubai
Security for costs ordered against claimants based in Iran and Dubai
Summary judgment awarded on the merits in a substantial banking tech-fraud
Important decision on s.9 Arbitration Act 1996 stay of proceedings in multi-billion Mozambique dispute
Important decision on s.9 Arbitration Act 1996 stay of proceedings in multi-billion Mozambique dispute
Impact of insolvency on African arbitration proceedings – Court allows joinder and rejects s67 challenge in Ugandan Rift Valley Railways dispute
Gareth Henry and Simone Edwards v Jamaica – IACHR
Insurance litigation under the Recast Brussels Regulation [2021] LMCLQ 27
Insurance litigation under the Recast Brussels Regulation [2021] LMCLQ 27
Successful s67 appeal: Commercial Court sets aside two GAFTA awards for want of substantive jurisdiction
Successful s67 appeal: Commercial Court sets aside two GAFTA awards for want of substantive jurisdiction
ICJ holds it has no jurisdiction over Qatar’s claims of racial discrimination against the UAE
US Supreme Court upholds Germany’s plea of State immunity in the “Welfenschatz” case
US Supreme Court upholds Germany’s plea of State immunity in the “Welfenschatz” case
OECD claims against BHP, Anglo American, Glencore and Ireland’s state-owned energy provider lodged today
Take or pay: breach of capacity obligation causes no loss
Orient-Express Goes West: Victory for insureds in the FCA business interruption test case
Supreme Court grants Guaidó Board permission to appeal in Venezuela Gold dispute
Security for costs in the Commercial Court
Security for costs in the Commercial Court
Rare successful s69 appeal: Incorporation of terms into bills of lading, and joint insurance funds in the war risks/K&R context