Sam Goodman joined 20 Essex Street in September 2016 following the successful completion of his pupillage.
Sam is developing a broad commercial practice in a range of chambers’ practice areas. He has experience of both litigation and international arbitration and has worked on a number of complex and high-value matters. He was recently instructed as part of a counsel team resisting an application for service out of the jurisdiction.
He graduated with a First in Law from the University of Cambridge before going on to obtain a Distinction on the BCL from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining 20 Essex Street, Sam taught at University College London as a Teaching Fellow in Private International Law.
Sam was previously an Analyst at Kobre & Kim LLP, where his matters included the representation of Chevron Corporation in relation to the long-running $18bn Lago Agrio litigation.