Benedict Tompkins > Essex Court Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Essex Court Chambers
Essex Court Chambers
24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3EG
England

Position

Benedict has a broad commercial litigation and arbitration practice. He has experience in banking, shipping, insurance and general commercial disputes; and both investor-state and commercial arbitration, including proceedings under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, LMAA and UNCITRAL Rules. He also has particular interests in public international law, private international law, agency and restitution. 

In addition to led work, Benedict has appeared as sole advocate in the Commercial Court, and in a number of general commercial County Court trials and applications.

Career

Called 2016, Lincoln’s Inn. 
Prior to joining Essex Court Chambers Benedict qualified in New Zealand (2012), where he prosecuted serious criminal cases before moving to commercial practice.

Memberships

COMBAR

Education

University of Auckland, BA / LLB (Hons) (2007–2012, ranked first in year);
Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, LLM (2015–2016, ranked first in year).