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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

Practice management team

Twenty Essex has a modern approach to the management of chambers and barristers’ practices. We recognise the importance of building strategic client relationships and invest in our people to bring a diverse-skill set and an approach attuned to the needs of our clients focusing on commercial and collaborative solutions. The team really appreciate feedback on barristers and on the services that we provide and can give contact details for barristers when requested.

Our Practice Directors can be contacted in relation to any of our areas of specialism. We operate a team structure which provides higher levels of service to our clients, greater knowledge within the teams of the expertise of our barristers and their practice areas, and continuity and consistency of service to our barristers.

Practice Directors

Arron Zitver
Arron Zitver
Arron has over 20 years industry experience. During his time with Chambers he has gained an in depth knowledge of each members practice.

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Christopher Theobald
Christopher Theobald
Chris is responsible for the strategic management and the development of members’ practices including work allocation and fee negotiation.

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Anthony Carroll
Anthony Carroll
Anthony provides leadership and management with respect to the development of barristers’ practices and the enhancement of Twenty Essex’s profile.

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Practice Managers

George Bennett
George Bennett
George has been a barristers clerk since 2008. He is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of the barristers practices, including fee negotiations, diary management and developing Chambers’ relationships both internationally and domestically.

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Sam McDowall
Sam McDowall
Sam is responsible for all areas of practice management, including work allocation, developing Chambers’ relationships and fee negotiation. Sam has more than eight years of industry experience, and is a member of the IBC and the Society for Computers and Law.

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Rachael Osborne
Rachael Osborne
Rachael uses her knowledge of members' practices and Chambers areas of practice to assist clients with all enquiries to ensure cases run smoothly from start to finish, to manage and develop counsel’s practices and build relationships with clients.

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Assistant Practice Managers

Darcey Bourne
Darcey Bourne
Darcey commenced her clerking career in 2018. Her main responsibilities at Twenty Essex include liaising with solicitors, work distribution, fee negotiation, listing hearings and general day to day management of her Barristers' diaries. Darcey is also a member of the IBC.
Matthew Dowdall
Matthew Dowdall
Matt began clerking in 2011. Working closely with Christopher Theobald to assist with the development of Counsels’ practices, his main duties and responsibilities include liaising with clients on the distribution of work, fee negotiation, fixing court hearings and all other aspects of diary management.

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Robert Wheeler
Robert Wheeler
Robert commenced his clerking career in 2015. His main responsibilities at Twenty Essex include liaising with solicitors, work distribution, fee negotiation, listing hearings and general day to day management of barrister diaries.

Asia Pacific practice management

Lara Quie
Lara Quie
Head of BD, Asia Pacific
Lara is responsible for the business development strategy of Twenty Essex for the Asia Pacific region. She is based in Singapore and has lived in Asia for over 10 years.

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Arbitrators’ Practice Management Team

Catherine Reeves
Catherine Reeves
Head of Practice, Arbitrators
Catherine assists full-time arbitrators and barristers who accept arbitral appointments to manage and develop their practices. This includes handling new appointment enquiries, addressing enquiries on ongoing cases and seeking out new opportunities.

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Elliott Denton
Elliott Denton
Arbitrators’ Administrator
Elliott brings nine years clerking experience to his role assisting our arbitrators. Elliott works alongside Catherine Reeves handling new appointments, ongoing case enquiries, diary management and the arbitrators’ day to day practices.

Junior Clerk Team

The junior clerking team is responsible for assisting the BD team and members of Twenty Essex with their day to day administrative requirements. This includes sourcing case authorities to collate authority bundles and ensuring members of Chambers have everything they need for court hearings and arbitrations to run smoothly.

Daniel Tomlin
Daniel Tomlin
Team Leader
Ella Bailey
Ella Bailey
Junior Clerk
Celia Brooke-Haughton
Celia Brooke-Haughton
Junior Clerk
Will Rees
Will Rees
Junior Clerk