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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

7-8 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3LD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Fax:
Fax 020 7379 3558
DX:
302 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.brickcourt.co.uk

Simon Birt QC

Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)

Position

Simon’s practice covers all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration, including banking and financial services, insurance, civil fraud, professional negligence and shipping. Since taking silk in 2015, he “has established himself in silk as a skilled advocate in banking and general commercial disputes” (Chambers & Partners, 2018) and is listed in the legal guides as a leading silk in the fields of commercial dispute resolution and banking and financial services.  He has appeared in a wide variety of cases in the High Court in London, in offshore litigation and in arbitration.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Simon Birt QC - Brick Court ChambersHe is unflappable and remains serene however pressured the situation.

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Brick Court Chambers is a 'top-class, go-to set for banking litigation' which solicitors note is 'able to deploy strong teams across all levels of seniority'. Unlike the sets in the top tier, the set's origins are not fixed in the banking world, so barristers have typically been a lot more versatile in acting for and against banks. Members have also been seeing a lot of Russia and fraud-related banking disputes; notable highlights including Bank St Petersburg v Arkhangelsky, in which Tim Lord QC led Simon Birt QC and Richard Eschwege, and The Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, where Roger Masefield QC represented Nigeria. 

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Energy

Within: Leading Silks

Simon Birt QC - Brick Court ChambersSkilled in high-value oil and pipeline cases.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Silks

Simon Birt QC - Brick Court ChambersHe is excellent.

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