39 Essex Chambers is renowned for our members’ representation and advisory work in international arbitration throughout the world.
Our members are available to carry out international arbitration work in any international venue. We can also offer the services of members based in our Singapore and Kuala Lumpur offices and of members resident in Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
We accept instructions on referral from UK or international law firms and directly from foreign law firms or clients.
Our members act in high-value commercial and construction arbitrations for clients all over the world, including, among other countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and mainland China, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Korea, India, Bangladesh, Ireland, Namibia, the USA, Papua New Guinea, Russia, South Africa, Trinidad, Jamaica and Latin American countries.
Among our members are several leading arbitrators, who have been appointed sole arbitrators, as party or institutional nominees for three-person tribunals, and as tribunal chairmen, in arbitrations in many jurisdictions.
We can offer as arbitrators past presidents of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and officers and panel members of the leading international arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, KLRCA, CIETAC, KCAB, DIAC, LME and LMAA.
Our members also act as adjudicators, mediators, conciliators and chairmen or members of dispute boards for international energy and infrastructure projects.
In 2013, 39 Essex Chambers was awarded the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the International Trade category, the UK’s highest recognition for international business success.
In 2014, 39 Essex Chambers was awarded International Arbitration Chambers of the Year by Legal 500.
David Barnes is the Chief Executive & Director of Clerking for the International Arbitration team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.
Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1115
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