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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

Judith Gill QC

Judith Gill QC

Silk: 2009 Call: 1985 (Solicitor, in practice from 1985 to April 2018)

Languages: German (conversational)

Judith is recognised as one of the leading practitioners in the field of international arbitration.

She has conducted cases under numerous sets of rules and subject to many different systems of law. In particular she has experience of arbitrations under the rules of, amongst others, the LCIA, ICC, SIAC, ICSID (including Additional Facility Rules), HKIAC, DIAC, AAA and UNCITRAL. Seats have included Singapore, Hong Kong, Paris, London, New York, Washington, Dubai, Geneva, and Seoul. Judith is regularly selected by institutions, including the ICC and SIAC, for appointments as arbitrator.

Judith joined Chambers as an arbitrator member, having previously been a partner in the international arbitration group of the global law firm Allen & Overy for nearly 25 years, where she was head of the group for 11 years. She regularly acted as lead advocate and strategic adviser to clients involved in substantial international arbitration cases in both the commercial and investment treaty fields.

She has extensive experience as an arbitrator, both sole and as a member of a panel of three arbitrators. Judith has acted as arbitrator in matters involving joint venture agreements, corporate sale and purchase agreements, construction and infrastructure disputes, energy contracts, manufacturing, distributorship agreements, technology agreements and a variety of other commercial agreements. She also sits as arbitrator on investment treaty disputes.

Judith is Immediate Past President of the LCIA, the first woman to be appointed to the position. She was only the second female solicitor-advocate to be appointed QC and the first with an international arbitration practice.

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Extremely well-prepared, relentlessly courteous, and fast in rendering her award.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020

She is considered to be ’a leading expert in arbitration’ who is ‘calm under all circumstances.’

Chambers Global 2017

‘Top-notch operator’ [who] is regarded by market sources as being a ‘spectacular counsel’ who is ‘right at the top of the tree’ for international arbitration.

Chambers Global 2017

One source hailed her as being ‘a superb, top-flight lawyer.’

Chambers Global 2016

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