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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

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Commercial Court dismisses wasted expenditure claim in fuel oil dispute
Commercial Court dismisses wasted expenditure claim in fuel oil dispute
Zacaroli J clarifies solicitors’ right to obtain security for their unpaid fees
Zacaroli J clarifies solicitors’ right to obtain security for their unpaid fees
Too late to bring dishonesty claim against company director who was a witness in an earlier action
Dutch Court orders Shell to reduce CO2 emissions in landmark climate change case
BPOI successful in US$17m restitution claim in the Commercial Court
BPOI successful in US$17m restitution claim in the Commercial Court
Copyright infringement and breach of confidence claim against American Express Global Business Travel proceeds in England
Copyright infringement and breach of confidence claim against American Express Global Business Travel proceeds in England
Court of Appeal rules on approach to inconsistency and conflicts between documents
Court of Appeal rules on approach to inconsistency and conflicts between documents
Commercial Court hands down important judgment on meaning of Petroleum Act
Commercial Court hands down important judgment on meaning of Petroleum Act
Diplomatic immunity and human rights
Singaporean and English law diverge on fundamental contract law issue: Singapore Court of Appeal rejects reasoning in Rock Advertising
Judgment on DBAs, disclosure orders and enforcement of proprietary claims
Judgment on DBAs, disclosure orders and enforcement of proprietary claims
High Court deliberates modified universalism and the Brussels Recast Regulation in the context of Ukrainian insolvency proceedings
High Court deliberates modified universalism and the Brussels Recast Regulation in the context of Ukrainian insolvency proceedings
Italian Supreme Court confirms that certain age restrictions are lawful for pilots in aviation companies engaged in national intelligence activities
Security for costs ordered against claimants based in Iran and Dubai
Security for costs ordered against claimants based in Iran and Dubai
Summary judgment awarded on the merits in a substantial banking tech-fraud
Important decision on s.9 Arbitration Act 1996 stay of proceedings in multi-billion Mozambique dispute
Important decision on s.9 Arbitration Act 1996 stay of proceedings in multi-billion Mozambique dispute
Impact of insolvency on African arbitration proceedings – Court allows joinder and rejects s67 challenge in Ugandan Rift Valley Railways dispute
Gareth Henry and Simone Edwards v Jamaica – IACHR
Insurance litigation under the Recast Brussels Regulation [2021] LMCLQ 27
Insurance litigation under the Recast Brussels Regulation [2021] LMCLQ 27
Successful s67 appeal: Commercial Court sets aside two GAFTA awards for want of substantive jurisdiction
Successful s67 appeal: Commercial Court sets aside two GAFTA awards for want of substantive jurisdiction
ICJ holds it has no jurisdiction over Qatar’s claims of racial discrimination against the UAE
US Supreme Court upholds Germany’s plea of State immunity in the “Welfenschatz” case
US Supreme Court upholds Germany’s plea of State immunity in the “Welfenschatz” case
OECD claims against BHP, Anglo American, Glencore and Ireland’s state-owned energy provider lodged today
Take or pay: breach of capacity obligation causes no loss
Orient-Express Goes West: Victory for insureds in the FCA business interruption test case
Supreme Court grants Guaidó Board permission to appeal in Venezuela Gold dispute
Security for costs in the Commercial Court
Security for costs in the Commercial Court
Rare successful s69 appeal: Incorporation of terms into bills of lading, and joint insurance funds in the war risks/K&R context
Supreme Court delivers landmark judgment in Halliburton v Chubb
High Court delivers Judgment in high-profile diplomatic immunity case – Monica Feria-Tinta appeared for the family of Harry Dunn
High Court delivers Judgment in high-profile diplomatic immunity case – Monica Feria-Tinta appeared for the family of Harry Dunn
Fraud victim permitted to use Norwich Pharmacal/Bankers Trust disclosure for claims against disclosing bank
Thomas Raphael QC and Sam Goodman successful in defending jurisdiction challenge for Qatar Airways arising out of Qatar diplomatic crisis
Thomas Raphael QC and Sam Goodman successful in defending jurisdiction challenge for Qatar Airways arising out of Qatar diplomatic crisis
Monica Feria-Tinta secures UN intervention in COVID-19 mining dispute
Turkey’s mass surveillance case: Monica Feria-Tinta in third party intervention to the UN Human Rights Committee
High Court resolves long-standing uncertainty over the availability of damages in addition to demurrage
Professor Stefan Talmon submits amicus brief to US Supreme Court regarding ‘Guelph Treasure’
Coronavirus business interruption test case – judgment in the “insurance case of the century”
“Unprecedented” extension of time for Nigeria in US$10 billion award set aside application
“Unprecedented” extension of time for Nigeria in US$10 billion award set aside application
Monica Feria-Tinta in Mexican Supreme Court’s mining law case
Monica Feria-Tinta in ‘Rights of Nature’ landmark case
Court grants extension of time to commence arbitration under AA 1996 s12
Court grants extension of time to commence arbitration under AA 1996 s12
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal Alize 1954 v Allianz (“CMA CGM LIBRA”)
Court of Appeal rejects international law challenge to UK decisions on the Chagos Islands
Court of Appeal rejects international law challenge to UK decisions on the Chagos Islands
Nautica Marine Limited v Trafigura Trading LLC (“The Leonidas”)
Harris Bor appears in multi-billion dollar Avonwick Dispute
Harris Bor appears in multi-billion dollar Avonwick Dispute
Monica Feria-Tinta on the BBC discussing legal intervention protecting rainforests and natural world of global importance
Landmark case on reflective loss: Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja
FCA test case to assess business interruption insurance policies
FCA test case to assess business interruption insurance policies
Commercial Court rules that Juan Guaidó is interim President of Venezuela and his appointments are Acts of State
Monica Feria-Tinta acting in Cerrejón mine COVID-19 dispute