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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

Josephine Davies

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

Work Department

Position

Josephine specialises in all areas of commercial and competition law and litigation.

She has strong advocacy experience covering both trial and interlocutory work. Josephine has appeared as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal, the High Court (Commercial Court, Chancery Division and Queen’s Bench Division) and in international arbitrations and appeals from arbitration. She has wide ranging trial experience including cross-examination on fraud allegations and of financial and engineering experts.

Josephine has notable expertise in relation to the conflicts of laws and injunctions (anti-suit, freezing and relating to confidential information) as well as the commonly associated contempt proceedings.

Her work covers a range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, science, technology and IT, distribution, shipping, commodities, shipbuilding, and energy. Josephine is recognised by the legal directories for commercial litigation, shipping and commodities work.

Many of Josephine’s cases involve sophisticated technical matters, where clients benefit from her scientific background (BA in Physical Natural Sciences and MSci in Chemistry) and her postgraduate qualifications in competition and intellectual property law.

Career

Called to Lincoln’s Inn 2006.

Languages

French (proficient); German (conversational)

Member

  • Advocate (formerly the Bar Pro Bono Unit) and Free Representation Unit
  • Bar European Group
  • BIICL
  • Commercial Bar Association: Chambers Representative
  • Competition Law Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association; Young Fraud Lawyers Association
  • LCIA Young International Arbitrators Group
  • LMAA: Supporting Member
  • South Eastern Circuit

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: Leading Juniors

Josephine Davies - Twenty EssexA bright, sparkly, well informed, team player, and a hard worker and good advocate.

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Commodities

Within: Leading Juniors

Josephine Davies - Twenty EssexPrecise in her work and excellent in technical matters, she is also straightforward and pleasant to work with.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Juniors

Josephine Davies - Twenty EssexTenacious and strong on the law and on expert evidence.

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