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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.

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Twenty Essex
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

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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

Courtney Grafton

Courtney Grafton

Call: 2020

Courtney has developed a broad practice in commercial litigation, international arbitration and public international law. Courtney is instructed on a broad spectrum of litigation in the English courts and in international arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules, and she regularly advises the UK Government on a range of public international law issues.

Courtney is also an expert on INTERPOL. She is the co-author of the leading text on INTERPOL, The Legal Foundations of INTERPOL (2nd edn, 2020), advises States on INTERPOL matters, and is well-versed in challenging INTERPOL red notices.

Before joining Twenty Essex, Courtney qualified as a solicitor-advocate and worked at a leading Wall Street firm. Courtney was also an Assistant Legal Adviser at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, where she advised on urgent issues arising in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtney also served as a Judicial Assistant to Lord Hodge and Lord Lloyd-Jones at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, where she worked on over 40 cases including, R v Reeves Taylor [2019] UKSC 51, R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal [2019] UKSC 22, Vedanta v Lungowe [2019] UKSC 20,  and Elgizouli [2020] UKSC 10.

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