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20 Essex Street

Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC

LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.20essexst.com
London, Singapore

Josephine Davies

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
20 Essex Street (Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC)

Work Department

Position

Josephine specialises in all areas of commercial and competition law. She has particular experience of disputes involving injunctions, contempt and relief from sanctions; pharmaceuticals, science and technology; shipping, commodities and shipbuilding; and energy.
Having studied chemistry, geology, physics and maths at the University of Cambridge, she is comfortable with technical, scientific, pharmaceutical, financial and economic concepts.
Josephine is equally at ease in court and in arbitration proceedings.

Career

Called to Lincoln’s Inn 2006.

Languages

French (proficient); German (conversational)

Member

  • Commercial Bar Association: Executive Committee
  • Bar European Group
  • LCIA Young International Arbitrators Group
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit and Free Representation Unit
  • London Maritime Arbitrators Association: Supporting Member
  • Fraud Lawyers Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Education

  • King's College London: Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, Distinction (2010)
  • City University, London: Bar Vocational Course, Outstanding (2006); Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction (2005)
  • University of Cambridge, Clare College: MSci (Chemistry), First class (2003); BA Nat Sci (Physical), First Class (2002)


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Josephine Davies - 20 Essex StreetAlways impresses with creative solutions to complex problems.

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Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading juniors

Josephine Davies - 20 Essex StreetExperienced in high-value international trade matters, notably those involving hydrocarbons.

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