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Twenty Essex

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

Sudhanshu Swaroop QC

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
Twenty Essex (Twenty Essex)

Work Department

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and finance
  • Commercial law
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Private international law
  • Public international law and human rights
  • Shipping and commodities

Position

Sudhanshu practises commercial, arbitration and public international law. He has acted in landmark and leading cases across his areas of practice.

His commercial and arbitration work encompasses a wide range of sectors, including shipping and international trade, energy and natural resources, and banking and finance. Sudhanshu also acts regularly in challenges to the jurisdiction of the English courts, applications for freezing orders and other urgent relief, arbitration applications to court and matters of enforcement.

Sudhanshu’s recent and ongoing public international work has covered (for example) bilateral investment treaties, international environmental law and the law of immunities.

As an advocate, he has substantial and broad experience. Sudhanshu is used to cross-examining on complex factual and expert issues at trial, as well as arguing novel or difficult points of law on appeal. He has acted at all levels of the English courts (including the Supreme Court), in countless international commercial arbitrations (including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, GAFTA, LMAA, LME and FCC), at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, in inter-state arbitration in The Hague, and at the European Court of Human Rights.

Sudhanshu accepts appointments as an arbitrator.

Career

Year of call: 1997
Year of QC: 2016

Languages

French (proficient)

Member

  • British Institute of International and Comparative Law: Inaugural Roundtable on the ‘United Nations Guiding Principles in Legal Practice’
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • International Law Association: Study Group on Business and Human Rights

Education

  • University of Oxford: Exeter College: Bachelor of Civil Law
  • University of Cambridge, Magdalene College: BA (later MA) in law


London Bar

Public international law

Within: Public international law – Leading silks

Sudhanshu Swaroop QC - Twenty EssexWell regarded in the field of public international law.

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