James Huckle set to join 20 Essex Street as director of strategic development

20 Essex Street has appointed James Huckle as director of strategic development. Huckle is currently the commercial director at Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) and will join Chambers on 5 January 2015.

Director of strategic development is a newly created role that will focus on growing members’ domestic and international practices and continuing to position Chambers as pre-eminent in the field of commercial litigation and international arbitration.

In his new role, Huckle will work closely with Chambers’ co-head Duncan Matthews QC, as well as with the Chambers management board.