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Standing shoulder to shoulder with the very best

We are proud of our association with some of the region’s most successful and prominent organisations. These are our Patrons. They bring stature and no small measure of high profile experience – all of which helps us to help our regular membership.
 
In return we offer a special relationship at an exclusive level and we support our Patrons’ ambitions in influencing the wheels of government. Becoming an Essex Chambers Patron is an opportunity available to any exemplar organisation, usually according to bespoke terms. To learn more about becoming a Chambers Patron, please call Donna Gale, PA to the Chief executive on 01702 560100.
 
Our Patrons – progressive, driven and successful.

Anglian Water

Anglian Water supply water and water recycling services to more than six million domestic and business customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.

The population has grown by 20% in the last 20 years, but Anglian Water still provide the same amount of water today as they did in 1990 – almost 1.2 billion litres every single day. How? By minimizing leaks and encouraging more waterwise customers.

Their huge region stretches from the Humber north of Grimsby, to the Thames Estuary and then from Buckinghamshire to Lowestoft on the east coast. Their 112,833 km of water and sewer pipes could take you a quarter of the way to the moon! They supply and transport water across an area of 27,500 square km.

Anglian Water are the largest water and water recycling company in England and Wales by geographic area.








 

C2C

c2c is the award-winning train operator that runs services between Fenchurch Street, in the heart of the City of London, and Basildon, Southend and Grays.

c2c is delivering the best performance in the UK rail industry, and was named London’s best commuter operator in 
Which? magazine’s survey of rail companies.









 

DHL

DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 340,000 employees, DHL provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs.

DHL is part of the world’s leading postal and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, and encompasses the business units DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.
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DP World London Gateway

On the doorstep of London, with unrivalled deep-water access, road and rail links to the whole of the UK, London Gateway is a newly built, state-of-the-art, highly automated deep-sea container port.

London Gateway is uniquely combined with Europe’s largest logistics park, offering a portcentric solution that provides the ideal location, facilities, connectivity, speed, efficiency and reliability that today’s shippers need for their supply chains.

In short, London Gateway provides the most efficient link between deep-sea shipping and the largest consumer markets in the UK. 

The six new deep-water berths at London Gateway will add 3.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to the nation’s port capacity to meet the infrastructure demand resulting from the growth in ship size. London Gateway has been modelled on DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility in Dubai, which has been voted ‘Best Seaport in the Middle East’ for 19 consecutive years.










 

Essex & Suffolk Water

Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water are part of Northumbrian Water Limited, which is a member of Northumbrian Water Group (NWG).

NWG supply water and sewerage services to just under 4.4 million people. Water is supplied to 794,000 properties in Essex & Suffolk, with water and sewerage services provided to 1.3 million properties in the North.

Essex & Suffolk Water provides water services to two separate supply areas. The Essex area, which has a population of 1.5 million, is part rural and part urban with the main areas of population being in Chelmsford, Southend and the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. Essex & Suffolk Water serve a population of 0.3 million in their Suffolk area, which is mainly rural with the biggest towns being Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
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Greater Anglia

Abellio Greater Anglia is part of a wider transport group, Abellio Transport Holdings, who also operate the Scot Rail franchise and Merseyrail concession, plus bus services in London and Surrey. They are owned by ‘NS’ in the Netherlands who operate the rail services, stations and facilities on much of the Dutch network so are well placed to bring real improvements to your services. Department for Transport (DfT) awarded a further contract for Abellio Greater Anglia to operate services until October 2016.








 

London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is London's third-busiest airport, currently serving around 18 million passengers a year. Many leading low-cost scheduled airlines have made Stansted their base. London Stansted Airport is part of Manchester Airport Group (M.A.G.)

M.A.G now serves nearly 42 million passengers through its ownership and operation of Manchester, Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth airports. Its property and facilities management arm, M.A.G Developments, is responsible for the Group’s estate and also the development of Manchester’s Airport City. M.A.G. support the UK Government's commitment to the principles of sustainable development in the aviation industry, striking a balance between economic, social and environmental considerations.










 

Practical HR

Practical HR have been providing HR Consultancy services to SME's since 2002. They pride themselves on taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to HR, and understanding the needs of SME's.

Their Consultancy services are designed to be flexible, with no long contracts, and with a focus on helping businesses achieve their objectives.

Practical HR have also developed a number of products that can be used as an alternative to Consultancy or to complement their Consultancy services. This includes their unique First Line Support website that provides information and guidance on common areas of HR.










 




SEIB Insurance Brokers

SEIB Insurance Brokers have been in business for over 50 years and are in the top 75 brokers within the UK. Our parent company Ecclesiastical Insurance Group is ultimately owned by a charity Allchurches Trust, and over the last 5 years our group has donated over £55m to charity making us one of the top 10 corporate donors in the UK.

Being based in the heart of Essex and 25 minutes from the city allows us to visit our clients and provides easy access to insurers to discuss your business needs.
Our company has continually improved policies to keep pace with ever-changing demand extending and developing specialist insurance for businesses, equestrian and affinity groups.

Over the years, our business has expanded and developed into providing a national coverage for all commercial risks whilst maintaining that very special personal customer service. Therefore, whether you are a small independent trader or a large corporate client, the service offered is second to none.










 

South Essex College

The College promotes and develops partnerships with a wide range of organisations and individuals locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.  It has forged strong partnerships with organisations which can enhance and contribute to the training and education of people from a wide range of backgrounds and support needs.  It also develops partnerships with organisations that support aspects of equality and also contribute to a number of Equality and Diversity activities in the College.

The College aims to provide an inclusive environment where students and staff are highly valued, and relationships are based on mutual respect to provide a positive experience for all members of its community.  The College has a reputation for working to remove barriers to achievement.  This ethos enables us to recruit from a diverse range of staff and students and to ensure they progress and achieve successfully.