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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

Alexander Thompson

Alexander Thompson

Call: 2014

Languages: French (proficient); Italian (proficient); Spanish (proficient)

Alexander is a commercial litigator. He has a broad practice in all areas of commercial law, and represents clients in matters involving general commercial disputes, civil fraud and asset tracing, finance, insurance, international trade, shipping, and offshore construction.

He appears as a junior or as sole counsel in the High Court (Commercial Court and Chancery Division) and in international arbitrations worldwide under a variety of rules, typically ICC, LCIA, LMAA, GAFTA and FOSFA rules.

Alexander is a keen linguist and has acted in a number of international disputes with French, Spanish and Italian documents.

He has particular expertise in the conflict of laws (especially jurisdiction and the enforcement of foreign judgments, and the Brussels and Lugano regimes), including ancillary relief (especially anti-suit and freezing injunctions).

Alexander also practises in related areas of public international law, especially the law of state immunity.

In addition to his full-time practice at the Bar, Alexander is Teaching Fellow in International Commercial Litigation at University College London.

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