The current COVID-19 pandemic presents a range of social, health and economic challenges worldwide and these challenges are impacting our clients both on a personal level and commercially to their businesses.

39 Essex Chambers has created a COVID-19 response team which includes members from Chambers’ wide ranging practice areas. Our members continue to monitor current developments in these unprecedented times and apply our expertise to support clients however and wherever that may be needed.

Our team in chambers have experience in the following areas in which the COVID-19 pandemic may have implications for our clients:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Health & Safety
  • Insurance, including coverage, business interruption, D&O, Employers Liability
  • Local and Central Government
  • Planning, Environment and Property
  • Public Law including Human Rights, Adult Social Care and Healthcare
  • Professional indemnity, particularly in relation to insurance brokers

We will continue to produce COVID-19 specific content on our website to keep our clients informed in this fast changing and uncertain market.

If you have any COVID-19 related enquiries that you would like to discuss please contact the following clerks whose details can be found below.

Ben Sundborg & Tom Gibbons – Insurance-related queries

Mark Winrow – Commercial & Construction

Sheraton Doyle & Peter Campbell – Public Law including Human Rights, Adult Social Care, Healthcare, Central Government and Local Government

Andrew Poyser & Elliott Hurrell – Energy, Planning & Environment

Who to contact

Lindsay Scott

Lindsay Scott is the Chief Executive & Director of Clerking for the Covid-19 team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.

Lindsay ScottEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1115

Mobile: +44 (0)7961 531 832

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Ben Sundborg

Senior Practice Manager

Ben SundborgEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1179

Tom Gibbons

Senior Practice Manager

Tom GibbonsEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9080

Mark Winrow

Senior Practice Manager

Mark WinrowEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9082

Sheraton Doyle

Senior Practice Manager

Sheraton DoyleEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1144

Peter Campbell

Senior Practice Manager

Peter CampbellEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1124

Andrew Poyser

Deputy Senior Clerk

Andrew PoyserEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1190

Elliott Hurrell

Senior Practice Manager

Elliott HurrellEmail

Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9023

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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