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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

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

Robert Wheeler
Robert Wheeler
Robert joined Twenty Essex as an Assistant Practice Manager in 2018. He assists in all areas of business development and enhancing Chambers profile within the market and works closely alongside Arron and George to develop members’ practices. His main responsibilities include work distribution, fee negotiation, BD, listing and diary management.

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Jack Leppington
Jack Leppington
Jack started his career in 2012. Prior to joining Twenty Essex, he spent 11 years at another leading commercial chambers. Jack’s principal duties include dealing with new enquiries, fee estimates, brief fee negotiations, and listing hearings. He also possesses a prominent role in Chambers’ business development.

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Sam Dempsey
Sam Dempsey
Sam commenced his clerking career in 2008. Sam’s responsibilities in Chambers include the effective diary management of Members of Chambers, business development, allocation of instructions, fee negotiation, listing and practice development.
George Wootton
George Wootton
Assistant Practice Manager
George began his clerking career in 2018. He currently assists both Robert and Arron with management of the diary including liaising with solicitors, allocation of work, fee negotiation and fixing appointments. George is also a member of the IBC.
Will Inkin
Will Inkin
Assistant Practice Manager
Will works closely with Christopher and Jack to help manage all areas of practice management. He holds an ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and is also a member of the IBC.

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Alicia Tester
Alicia Tester
Assistant Practice Manager
Alicia started her clerking career in 2019. She currently assists Anthony with all areas of practice management including new enquiries, fee negotiation and general case and diary management. She is also a member of the IBC.

Practice Assistants

Freddie Madle
Freddie Madle
Practice Assistant
Ella James
Ella James
Practice Assistant

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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Anisa Noorjahan
Anisa Noorjahan
Arbitrators' Administrator
Anisa started her clerking career in 2018, clerking arbitrators and mediators before joining Twenty Essex in 2023. Anisa assists Catherine in handling new arbitral enquiries and appointments, addressing enquiries and seeking out new opportunities.

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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.

Nancy Hookings
Nancy Hookings
Junior Clerk
Jack Harman
Jack Harman
Junior Clerk
Lola Richards
Lola Richards
Junior Clerk