Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2014 – recognition for Essex Court Chambers and the growth of Singapore as an international arbitration hub

24 February, 2014

Launched on 18 February 2014, the Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2014 covers over 41 jurisdictions and identifies the top lawyers in the region.

Essex Court Chambers’ members dominate the Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: The English Bar – Singapore

with David Joseph QC and Toby Landau QC, the only silks ranked. Jern-Fei Ng appears in the Juniors’ tables, featuring in Band 1, and is one of only four junior barristers recognised.

The same three members of Essex Court receive recognition for the wider category of Arbitration (International) – The English Bar – Asia-Pacific Region with Jern-Fei Ng the only Junior in the “Spotlight Table”.

The Guide acknowledges the rapid growth of Singapore as an international arbitration hub and the increasing frequency with which English barristers (and individual members of Essex Court Chambers in particular) have appeared in arbitration proceedings in Singapore and across the wider Asia-Pacific region.