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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

Tenancy

Selection Criteria

These criteria are applied when selecting mini-pupils,
pupils and tenants. In looking for people likely in due
course to become successful barristers practising
from these chambers, we look for candidates with the
following qualities:

1
Intellect
  • Outstanding intellectual ability, typically evidenced by an excellent academic record.
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of legal principles or, where appropriate, a real potential to develop such knowledge and understanding.
  • The ability efficiently to research and assimilate unfamiliar areas of knowledge, including unfamiliar fields of law.
  • The ability to absorb and analyse a set of facts, so as to identify the relevant factual and legal issues. The ability to apply principles intelligently, incisively and with good judgement.
2
Advocacy and communication skills
  • The ability to present and argue a case either on paper or orally in a calm, engaging and persuasive manner.
  • The ability to produce clear, well expressed and structured written work.
  • Articulacy and clarity in oral communication, knowledge and understanding.
3
Motivation and independence
  • An interest in our fields of work and a commitment to a career at the Commercial Bar, preferably at these Chambers.
  • The qualities needed by the self-employed: self reliance, self-confidence, stamina and organisational skills.
4
Teamwork and inter-personal skills
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, taking a leadership role within the team where appropriate.
  • The ability to engage and impress other lawyers and clients.
5
Honesty and integrity

We invite applications from established practitioners of proven excellence in areas of law that are similar or complementary to those in which existing members practise. Applicants must evidence a successful, substantial and reasonably portable practice which is likely to prove a good fit with the work done by existing members or accords with strategy for recruitment in particular areas of law.

We appreciate the sensitivities that surround such applications and ensure that we deal with them in strictest confidence.

If you would like to find out more about the application process or for any other confidential enquiry, please contact our CEO, Jemma Tagg.

 

How to apply

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