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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

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

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

Penelope Nevill

Penelope Nevill

Call: 1998 (New Zealand), 2010 (England and Wales)

Penelope is a specialist in international law. Her practice focuses on disputes and transactional advice across a range of areas, including public international law, EU law, public law and human rights and commercial disputes raising questions of international and EU law.

She has appeared as counsel before the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, the General Court of the EU and a United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Annex VII Tribunal, as well as the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of England and Wales. In addition, Penelope regularly provides transactional advice to governments, the private sector and NGOs.

Most of Penelope’s work involves the interaction between the international, EU and national legal systems and different regimes under international and regional law. Having started her career as a litigation lawyer in New Zealand with leading firm Chapman Tripp, she has extensive and varied practice experience. In addition, Penelope has been a full-time academic at the University of Cambridge, teaching public international law, EU law and the law of armed conflict. She is currently a visiting lecturer at King’s College, London.

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She is an excellent public international lawyer. She has exceptional experience and is enormously talented. A real rising star of the Bar.

Chambers UK Bar 2018

She has exceptional experience and is enormously talented.

The Legal 500 UK Bar 2017

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