20 Essex Street is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Foxton as its Head of Practice Support. This is a newly-created role to support James Huckle, the recently appointed Director of Strategic Development, and the clerking team, in positioning Chambers as pre-eminent in the field of commercial litigation and international arbitration. Rachel will commence her new appointment in early March 2015.
Rachel is presently the Practice Manager at Cavenagh Law, the boutique disputes practice in Singapore, which has a Formal Law Alliance with Cliffill operate initially from the set’s Singapore office. Her role will also include practice support and compliance across Chambers.
Rachel said of her appointment:
“I am delighted to be joining 20 Essex Street at what is clearly a very exciting time. The appointment of a Director of Strategic Development underlines the set’s ambition and appreciation of the changes taking place within the legal market both in the UK and internationally. I look forward to contributing to the set’s future success. ”
“We are very pleased that Rachel is joining 20 Essex Street. She has an excellent record in building business success, both in the UK and Singapore, and she will play an integral role in the future development of Chambers. We are confident her knowledge of the Asia legal market will assist members to maximize opportunities to provide legal services in the region. Rachel’s recruitment demonstrates our commitment to ensuring that 20 Essex Street is resourced with the best people to tackle the challenges of the legal market in the 21st century, and we very much look forward to working with her”.