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31-32 ELY PLACE, LONDON, ECIN 6TD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 2222
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 2211
DX:
462 LONDON\CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.gscsolicitors.com
GSC Solicitors LLP, Barry Samuels, London, ENGLAND

Barry Samuels

Tel:
Work 02078222222
Email:
Web:
www.gscsolicitors.com
GSC Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Corporate Recovery

Position

Barry deals with a wide variety of disputes (many with an international element) and some of his recent cases at GSC include:

– a shareholders’ dispute involving a deadlock company in which one of the two shareholders sought permission to bring a derivative action;

– successfully resisting with indemnity costs an attempt by a Russian businessman to obtain an anti-suit injunction in England to restrain proceedings in the New York Court. The case also involves a Jersey law element;

– a franchise dispute regarding the marketing in America and Canada goods carrying the Gordon Ramsay branding;

– a dispute regarding the sale a property owned by an elderly and frail gentleman at a significant undervalue involving breach of the estate agents’ duty and challenges to the bona fides of the purchaser;

– seeking injunctive relief regarding the interference with property rights at an industrial site in Park Royal.

Career

Qualified at Nabarro Nathanson in 1971 where he became the youngest solicitor appointed to partnership. He moved to become a partner and subsequently head of department at Manches & Co in 1974, Brecher & Co in 1986 and finally Kingsley Napley in 1996. After retiring from Kingsley Napley in 2009 he joined GSC in 2010 as a consultant returning to practice after missing the challenges of dispute resolution.

Member

Law Society

Education

Manchester University where he gained a first class honours degree followed by a first class honours in his professional qualification. Qualified at Nabarro Nathanson in 1971 where he became the youngest solicitor appointed to partnership.

Leisure

Reading, cats, Tuscan food.

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