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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.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. 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
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.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. 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
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

13/12/2017

20 Essex Street supports the International Lawyers for Africa scheme

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Last week, 20 Essex Street were pleased to host Mikidadi Rashid from the Attorney General's Chambers in Tanzania as part of the International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA) scheme, supported by COMBAR. The training programme offers an opportunity for aspiring African lawyers to spend three months at a City law firm or in the legal department of a major commercial company.

The highly competitive programme attracts leading junior lawyers from across the continent who are committed to developing their skills in litigation and arbitration across various industry sectors. During their placement at a firm, they are all offered the chance to spend a week at a COMBAR chambers set. Past candidates who take up this opportunity are known to have particularly valued it as one of the most meaningful aspects of their stay in London.

The initiative supports the development of commercial legal practice and the rule of law in Africa and provides opportunities for building ties with lawyers in various African jurisdictions. 

During his placement in chambers Mikidadi Rashid sat with Monica Feria-Tinta, Tom Leary, Daniel Bovensiepen and Mark Tushingham

To find out more about 20 Essex Street's work relating to African jurisdictions please refer to the 20 Essex Street Emerging Markets brochure attached below.


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