Fiona joined Twenty Essex in 2020 after successfully completing her pupillage. She is developing a broad commercial practice in line with Chambers’ profile.
Fiona has extensive experience of advising on a range of shipping matters. She has appeared before the Admiralty Court (unled). During pupillage she also worked on a four week shipbuilding arbitration concerning defective vessels.
Fiona is a civil and commercial mediator, accredited by ADR-ODR International. In 2019, she successfully mediated numerous disputes as part of the Royal Court of Justice’s fast track mediation pilot scheme.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Fiona worked on the Law Commission’s automated vehicles project in 2018 to 2019. In 2018, she volunteered for the Free Representation Unit. In 2017, she interned with Judge Vajda at the European Court of Justice.
Fiona read law at the University of Cambridge, where she obtained a first class degree. As part of her undergraduate degree, she spent one year in the Netherlands where she studied international and European law. She then went on to obtain a first class Masters of Public International Law at Cambridge. Subsequently, she studied the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP University.
Fiona speaks fluent Danish and her French is at level B2 (intermediate).Privacy notice