39 Essex Chambers members recognised in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2024 Rankings

39 Essex is pleased to announce that six of our members have been recognised by Chambers and Partners in the Asia Pacific 2024 Rankings. 

  • International Arbitration – The Bar

Adrian Hughes KC is highlighted for his mastery as both counsel and as arbitrator, and Paul Darling KC is highlighted for his prominence in the region, acting mainly in Hong Kong.

  • International Arbitration: Most in Demand Arbitrators

David Bateson is ranked Band 1, and Loretta Malintoppi and Steven Lim as Band 3. David Bateson is described as a “highly experienced arbitrator and doing general commercial arbitration, M&A, share sale agreement and construction work.”  Loretta Malintoppi is “an established name” who has focused on arbitrator work for many years.  Steven Lim “is a rising star and very active in this area.”

  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: The English Bar (Singapore) 

Ben Olbourne is ranked as Band 2, recognised for his knowledge of shipping and construction disputes. 

  • Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Singapore) 

David Bateson is ranked as Band 1, Loretta Malintoppi is ranked Band 2, and Steven Lim as Band 3. 

Receiving these rankings celebrates our strong presence in the Asia Pacific region and is a testament to the arbitration team’s hard work, expertise and commitment.