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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

Andrew Fulton QC

Andrew Fulton QC

Silk: 2021 Call: 1999 (England and Wales); 2003 (New Zealand); 2015 (British Virgin Islands)

Andrew has a broad and busy practice. He advises and appears in a range of high-value financial and commercial disputes, often with an international dimension.

He acted for the “Guaidó Board” of the Central Bank of Venezuela in its high-profile battle with the Maduro regime for control of billions of dollars’ worth of assets in London, appeared in expedited hearings in the Commercial Court, the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

A large proportion of his other work in recent years has involved major fraud litigation and asset recovery exercises. He also has particular experience in capital markets and investment banking disputes, derivatives and structured products.

Andrew has experience of contractual disputes across a wide range of industry sectors. These include construction and offshore drilling arbitrations, telecommunications, mining, and motor racing. He appeared as sole counsel in a leading Court of Appeal decision on Norwich Pharmacal relief.

Before joining Twenty Essex, Andrew worked as an in-house advocate in several major law firms, most recently in the London office of US litigation specialists Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

Andrew was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2003 and to the Bar of the East Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands in 2015.

 

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Banking and derivatives

Commercial law

Civil fraud

Energy and natural resources

Private international law

Insolvency and restructuring

Professional negligence

An excellent advocate with great drafting skills who is more than a match for senior silks.

Chambers UK Bar 2022

Intellectually very able, extremely knowledgeable on trade and banking; he always fights the clients’ case with vigour and able to cut to the heart of the dispute quickly.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

Very quick, very clear-thinking and a really good advocate.

Chambers UK Bar 2022

He is intellectually very able, always fights the clients’ case with vigour, and able to cut to the heart of the dispute quickly.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021

He is the one I would always want to have on my side in a tough commercial fight.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021

[He] understands the pressures of private practice and the need to adopt commercial approach rather than giving ivory tower solutions.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021

A very clever, robust and effective advocate." "He is outstandingly good at understanding the processes in which solicitors work and is very good with client relationships. He is a real dream to work with.

Chambers UK Bar 2022

He's user-friendly and previously worked as a solicitor so he understands their position.

Chambers UK Bar 2020

A pleasure to work with, he combines crisp analytical and strategic advice with skilful advocacy.

Chambers UK Bar 2019

Particularly knowledgeable on trade and banking instruments, he is an excellent advocate and always fights the clients' case with enthusiasm.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020

He is quick to grasp complex issues and identify commercial solutions. He provides practical advice and he's a great team player.

Chambers UK Bar 2019

Very responsive and hardworking, and a clear and persuasive advocate.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 20222

His advocacy is outstanding and he is a tenacious litigator who sees points that others don't.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020

He combines crisp analytical and strategic advice with skilful advocacy.

Chambers UK Bar 2020

Clearly a star. He is a winner. He works very hard. He always see points that nobody see. When Andrew is on your side you feel safe.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

A real go-to senior junior, who has the benefit of having spent a lot of time working in solicitors' firms so has a more realistic world-view than some barristers. It's a huge benefit to have him on your team in a big case.

Chambers UK Bar 2019

Intellectually very able, he always fights the client's case with vigour and is able to cut to the heart of the dispute quickly

Chambers UK Bar 2020

Extremely knowledgeable on banking and trade related matters and hugely committed.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2018

He is very approachable and collaborative, making you feel like you're all on one large team.

Chambers UK Bar 2020

A first-class operator, mature beyond his years and very confident in conference with clients.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2018

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