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Thu, 11/3/2010
Colleen Hanley appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown, London C Panel, 3 March 2010.
Wed, 20/1/2010
The members of 20 Essex Street are delighted to announce the official opening of their office in Maxwell Chambers, Singapore, on 20 January 2010.  Head of Chambers, Iain Milligan QC, travelled to Singapore with some 20 members of Chambers and senior clerks Brian Lee and Mathew Kesbey for the opening week, marked by presentations to the Singapore Law Society, the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration and local law firms, and a launch reception attended by over 150 guests.  Speaking...
Tue, 1/12/2009
The members of 20 Essex Street are honoured to have been invited by the Singapore Ministry of Law to take part in the development of the country's new International Arbitration Centre at Maxwell Chambers. We believe this invitation reflects the high reputation and standing of members of Chambers, and presents an exciting opportunity for members to be closely involved in a project aimed at establishing the leading arbitration centre for Asia. The new centre was opened in January 2010 In support...
Tue, 27/10/2009
The distinguished public international lawyer, Professor David D Caron, has been called to the English Bar and joined the Chambers of Iain Milligan QC at 20 Essex Street, London. Recognised as a leading arbitrator from the USA in Chambers USA and the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration, Professor Caron joins 20 Essex Street at a time when it is expanding its global stable of members and opening an office at Maxwell Chambers, Singapore. A big hitter in his field, Professor Caron...
Thu, 1/10/2009
At the Bar Awards ceremony on 1 October 2009 we are delighted to report that Iain Milligan QC was awarded International Arbitration Silk of the Year along with Julian Kenny International Arbitration Junior of the Year. Lord Neill was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Sat, 20/6/2009
The Honorable Charles Brower of 20 Essex Street has been identified as the busiest arbitrator by number of qualifying arbitrations by The American Lawyer’s biennial Focus Europe survey. "Qualifying arbitrations" are (1) investment disputes involving $100 million or more and (2) commercial disputes involving $500 million or more. See the full article.      
Sat, 20/6/2009
The members of chambers at 20 Essex Street are honoured to take part in the Maxwell chambers project, initiated by the Singapore Ministry of Law, providing a centre of excellence for arbitration in Singapore. This is an exciting venture and Singapore has the potential to become the leading centre for arbitration in Asia. Although so far nothing has been signed, negotiations are at an advanced stage. We are very pleased to be part of this project and intend to operate as independent barristers...