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Chambers of Andrew Smith QC

55 TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Fax:
Fax 0121 246 7001
DX:
723240 BIRMINGHAM-56
Email:
Web:
www.st-philips.com

Avtar Khangure QC

Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Email:
St Philips Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Smith QC)

Position

Avtar was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn in 1985. Having completed a master’s degree in commercial law and a commercial pupillage in London, it gave him the practical experience to develop a commercial, company and insolvency practice in the Midlands. Over the course of the last 25 years he has been involved in general commercial litigation within the fields of banking, company law, insolvency, professional negligence, franchising, shareholder disputes, disciplinary proceedings before regulatory bodies, tax and VAT cases before the special commissioners and VAT tribunals and product liability. The claims have ranged from tens of thousands to multimillion pounds. His client base is also varied, from major institutions such as banks, to professional clients such as accountants and solicitors, to individuals and companies. In the last two years, Avtar has been involved in litigation in the Middle East, India, Singapore, Australia and Germany. He has experience of international arbitration and litigation in the aforementioned countries. He has lectured in the field of commercial law and insolvency to solicitors, bankers and to insolvency practitioners and was the chairman of the Midland Commercial and Chancery Bar.

Career

Called 1985; Gray’s Inn; assistant recorder 1998; recorder 2000; Silk 2003.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association; Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association; Dubai International Financial Centre.

Education

University of Cambridge (BA; LLM).


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading silks

Avtar Khangure QC - St Philips ChambersAn imposing advocate and a smooth operator.

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