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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

Insolvency and restructuring

Twenty Essex has a team of high-profile practitioners with enviable reputations in this area. Members of the team have been heavily involved in almost all of the major insolvencies and restructurings over the last 30 years, domestically and abroad.

Members regularly provide specialist advice and representation to insolvency office holders, companies, creditors, shareholders and company directors in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious mattersacross all sectors of industry and commerce, including in relation to:

  • Liquidations
  • Schemes of arrangement (insolvent and solvent)
  • Administrations, CVAs and IVAs
  • Receiverships
  • Contested bankruptcy and winding up proceedings
  • Fund and partnership insolvencies and restructurings
  • The EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings
  • The Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations
  • Antecedent transactions
  • Asset recovery
  • Interpretation of financial instruments and market contracts
  • Directors’ disqualification proceedings
  • Deceased insolvent estates

 

In addition to specialist insolvency and restructuring knowledge and experience, Twenty Essex is well known for its expertise at the intersection of insolvency law with issues relating to corporate governance, company law, banking and finance, investment funds, private equity, civil fraud and asset tracing.

Members are instructed to appear before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and Privy Council. In addition, a large proportion of the caseload has an international context and involves a cross-border or offshore aspect. Members are regularly instructed to advise and appear (as both advocates and expert witnesses) in jurisdictions across the world, including in Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands, St Kitts and Nevis, the British Virgin Islands and Samoa.

Stephen Atherton QC

Silk: 2006 - Call: 1989

CV

Andrew Fulton

Call: 1999

CV

Blair Leahy

Call: 2001 (England and Wales); 2015 (British Virgin Islands)

CV

Tony Beswetherick

Call: 2003

CV

Harris Bor

Call: 2006; 2002 (Solicitor, England and Wales)

CV

Sarah Tresman

Call: 2008 (England and Wales); 2016 (Cayman Islands)

CV

Rupert Hamilton

Call: 2010

CV

Alex Carless

Call: 2012

CV

Thomas Leary

Call: 2012

CV

Richard Greenberg

Call: 2013

CV

Matthew McGhee

Call: 2013

CV

Andrew Feld

Call: 2013

CV

Sam Goodman

Call: 2015 (England and Wales); 2019 (AIFC)

CV

Alistair Wooder

Call: 2015

CV