Socrates has been a tenant at Twenty Essex since October 2001. He has a commercial law practice with an emphasis on shipping, sale of goods, banking, insurance and private international law.
Socrates has appeared both as sole counsel and as part of a team in the Commercial Court, the Court of Appeal and in arbitrations in the UK and abroad.
His practice encompasses a wide range of commercial matters, including heavy commercial cases. Socrates particularly enjoys cases involving a technical or scientific dimension.
Socrates was a Tutor in Carriage of Goods by Sea and Marine Insurance at University College London between 2000 and 2006.