We are excited to announce that Philippa Charles will be joining Chambers on 1 February 2023 as a full-time arbitrator.
Philippa is a renowned, Hall of Fame directory-ranked practitioner with over 20 years of experience in proceedings before major arbitral institutions. She has been Head of International Arbitration at Stewarts since 2013 during which time she has built a strong reputation leading teams in arbitration, related court proceedings, mediation and other ADR formats.
Philippa has significant experience sitting as arbitrator under ICC, LCIA, SIAC, SCC, AAA-ICDR, and FAI rules as chair, sole and party-appointee, as well as in ad hoc proceedings. She is also a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
Philip Edey KC and Charles Kimmins KC, co-Heads of Twenty Essex, comment:
“We are delighted that Philippa will be joining Twenty Essex to focus on the next stage of her stellar career, as a full-time arbitrator. Philippa’s addition to our arbitrator stable enhances the set’s leading status in international arbitration as we continue to develop as a modern, thriving set for both arbitrators and arbitration counsel.”
Philippa says: “Twenty Essex has an outstanding reputation in the field of international arbitration and beyond. After ten very happy years at Stewarts, it is both a delight and an honour to be able to join friends and colleagues in Chambers and to focus exclusively on my practice as arbitrator.”
Twenty Essex continues to strengthen and expand across all its areas of practice.