Rupert Hamilton > Twenty Essex > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Twenty Essex

Work Department

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and financial services
  • Company and Insolvency
  • Civil fraud and asset tracing
  • General commercial
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • International trade and commodities
  • Private international law
  • Shipping


Rupert has a varied practice covering all aspects of commercial law. He has experience across Chambers’ key areas of expertise including shipping and international trade, arbitration, company and insolvency disputes, and private international law.

He is regularly instructed to advise and to represent parties both in litigation and in arbitration proceedings. Rupert is often instructed as sole counsel and has appeared unled in the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal. He is also led by silks and senior juniors on high-value, complex cases.

Rupert prides himself on being responsive to clients’ needs and a team player. He goes out of his way to make himself available for clients and ensure that their expectations can be met.

Before coming to the Bar, Rupert read science at university and then spent three years working in investment banking as a corporate finance analyst. He is good with figures and with difficult technical or scientific issues, and particularly enjoys dealing with expert evidence.


Year of call: 2010


Commercial Bar Association


  • BPP Law School, London: Bar Vocational Course, Outstanding (2010)
  • City, University of London: Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction (2009)
  • University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College: BA in Physics and Philosophy, First Class (2005)