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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

Wendy Miles QC

Wendy Miles QC

Silk: 2015 Call: 2020 (England & Wales); 1994 (New Zealand); 2000 (Solicitor, England & Wales)

Wendy is a specialist in international arbitration and dispute resolution with a focus on private and public international law.

With over 25 years of experience, Wendy has advised on international law matters and conducted arbitrations under all the major institutions and ad hoc. She has advised a wide range of multinationals, including corporates, sovereign States and State entities and multilateral State organisations.

Wendy has assisted clients across numerous sectors, including energy, natural resources, banking, insurance, financial services, gaming, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, licensing, telecommunications and construction. She has sat as arbitrator since 2005, as sole, co-arbitrator and chair under most major arbitral institutions.

In the field of climate change and finance, Wendy acts as global coordinating counsel to various major corporates in relation to climate change transition, disclosure, reporting, compliance and investment. She regularly advises investors and States in respect of climate related physical, transition and litigation risk. She works closely with a number of States in relation to climate transition regulatory structures to mobilise finance and formulate climate investment policy. She also works closely with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and has represented it at the Conferences of the Parties on climate since 2015.

Energy and natural resources

International commercial arbitration

Public international law and investment treaty arbitration

International arbitration related court proceedings

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She is incredibly commercial and very practical, as well as being very strong technically.

Chambers Global 2020

Leading individual in international commercial arbitration and recommended in the editorial in public international law.

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Leading light described by interviewees as an exceptional partner who unravels the complex material.

Chambers Global 2020

The Legal 500 inaugural International Arbitration Powerlist 2020

Particularly noted for her long-standing ICC expertise, which forms part of her strong commercial advocacy practice.

Chambers Global 2020

Dedicated and technically excellent, while also being commercially minded and savvy and a lawyer who goes the extra mile and is willing and able to take on difficult cases.

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Also well known for her role as arbitrator in a range of disputes.

Chambers Global 2020

Advises a number of prominent clients on high-value arbitration mandates and has extensive ICC expertise.

Chambers UK and Europe 2020

Excellent and draws strong praise for her considerable experience in the field.

Chambers UK 2019

A leading light in the arbitration community and a fantastic, hands-on partner who is visionary in terms of the final goal.

Chambers Global 2019

Well versed in representing clients in large-scale contractual and treaty disputes arising in a wide array of sectors.

Chambers UK 2019

She balances advocacy in commercial arbitrations with sitting as an arbitrator.

Chambers Global 2019

She is also regularly appointed to act as an arbitrator and is based in London.

Chambers UK 2019

Superb and has arbitration running through her veins.

Chambers Europe 2019

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