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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

Paolo Busco

Paolo Busco

Call: 2014 (Italy); 2017 (Registered as a European lawyer with the Bar of England and Wales); 2021 (England and Wales)

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

Paolo practices in the fields of public international law and international dispute settlement. He is qualified both in Italy and, as a barrister, in England and Wales. He is well-versed both in common law and civil law. In addition to being a member of Chambers, Paolo is also currently a legal advisor to the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the UAE, advising across the full spectrum of international law.

In addition to PIL advisory work, Paolo has been involved in matters before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Court of Justice of the European Union, ICSID investment tribunals, Annex VII to UNCLOS arbitral tribunals, and several domestic courts. Paolo also has significant experience in inter-State negotiations and mediations, which he developed in various advisory capacities in the context of complex political and diplomatic disputes.

Before qualifying as a barrister, Paolo practiced international law in several capacities. He was a legal advisor to the Italian government on various international law matters. Previously, he worked as a senior legal consultant to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Riyadh and, before that, as an Assistant Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. Paolo trained as a lawyer at the Office of the Attorney General. He holds law degrees from Italian universities, as well as the University of Cambridge and the University of Paris 1 Sorbonne.

 

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