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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

Nigel Rawding QC

Nigel Rawding QC

Silk: 2016 Call: (Solicitor: 1984)

Nigel is recognised as a leading practitioner in international arbitration, having practised at Freshfields for many years (including 30 years as a partner in the firm’s international arbitration practice). Nigel is based in London, having previously worked with Freshfields in New York and Hong Kong. He is a Director of the LCIA and a member of the ICC UK Commission on Arbitration.

He joined Twenty Essex as a full-time arbitrator in May 2021.

His arbitration experience includes numerous ad hoc, ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitrations and other cases, mainly as counsel but also sitting as arbitrator.  He has also represented clients in a wide variety of UK High Court commercial litigation cases.

Nigel is an experienced solicitor-advocate (Higher Rights, Civil) and was appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC) in 2016 in recognition of his advocacy skills.

Nigel has been consistently recognised as a leading practitioner in publications such as Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, described as being ‘of the highest class’ when working as counsel in arbitration proceedings, and also noted for ‘all-round litigation skills’.

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Absolutely superb and has razor-sharp advocacy skills.

Chambers Europe 2021

He's a very good advocate - very articulate and personable.

Chambers UK 2021

Extremely experienced and wonderful to work with.

Chambers Europe 2020

He is a very good advocate with excellent judgement - clients really love him and he has the perfect temperament."

Chambers UK 2020

... gets right into the detail from the start, is very involved in the tactical decisions and is very quick at picking everything up and coming to a sensible commercial view.

Chambers Europe 2019

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