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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

Fiona Whiteside

Fiona Whiteside

Call: 2017

Languages: German (proficient)

Fiona is a confident advocate with a broad commercial practice covering litigation and international arbitration in Chambers’ main practice areas, including:

  • Shipping and international trade
  • Jurisdiction and conflict of laws
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Technology and IT/digital
  • Banking, insurance and financial services

She has appeared as sole counsel in the High Court and County Court.

She regularly advises on international services contracts, sale contracts and charterparty and commodities disputes. Her practice includes a broad range of contract, tort, agency, trust/equity and restitution disputes.

An active publisher, Fiona contributed to the leading text on the conflict of laws, Dicey on Conflicts, the White Book 2019 (on European jurisdiction and service) and Freedom of Information in the UK. She is also on the Lexis Nexis Lexis PSL case analysis panel.

Fiona prides herself on being a flexible, personable barrister who is quick to grasp points and easily able to integrate into teams.

Before coming to the Bar, Fiona was a policy advisor to the UK government and taught Law at a leading German university (world trade law, EU law and English public law).

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“Fiona Whiteside is an able young barrister whose submissions are concise and tightly drafted. She has a good knowledge of the law, is efficient and responds promptly within the timelines she advises. Fiona is also approachable and a pleasure to work with.”

Patrick Battersby, Davies Battersby Solicitors

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