Susannah Jones > Twenty Essex > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Twenty Essex

Work Department

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Civil fraud
  • Commercial law
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Jurisdiction, conflicts and enforcement
  • Private international law
  • Shipping


Susannah specialises in commercial and private international law disputes, in particular concerning insurance, reinsurance, banking and shipping.

She has advised and acted in insurance and reinsurance disputes in court and arbitration, and also on appeal. Susannah has also has advised and acted in a range of banking and lending disputes, including letters of credit, fraud, constructive trusts and the sale of a portfolio of loans. This has included interim relief in support of these claims, particularly freezing orders.

Susannah has particular expertise in construing and advising on political risks, war risks, export credit guarantees, personal accident and construction all risks policies.


Called 1999 Gray’s Inn; taught conflict of laws at University College, London.


German (good working knowledge)


University College London: LLB (first class)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commodities

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Susannah JonesTwenty EssexA first-class senior junior, she is very thorough and provides outstandingly clear analysis.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Susannah JonesTwenty EssexSusannah is superb. Clever and thoughtful. She has the ability to remember and assimilate every detail in a case in no time. Her drafting is really first-class – an outstanding senior junior.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Susannah JonesTwenty EssexVery thorough and provides outstandingly clear analysis. Extremely clever and capable, her pleadings are really excellent. A first class senior junior.

Asia Pacific - The English Bar > Shipping and commodities

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Susannah JonesTwenty Essex

She has a phenomenal eye for detail and a tremendous work rate.