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Chambers of Winston Hunter QC

12 BYROM STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4PP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Fax:
Fax 0161 829 2101
DX:
718156 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com

Simon Myerson QC

Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com
Byrom Street Chambers (Chambers of Winston Hunter QC)

Position

Human Rights/Group Litigation: lead counsel on the Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation acting for the Claimants in the ongoing trial.
Fraud: civil, unfair prejudice petitions and criminal. Acted for Mark Langford of Tag in the civil proceedings. Recent criminal cases include Morgan [2011] EWCA Crim 3166 and R v Gittins 2014 (designer of tax schemes acquitted when HMRC withdrew the case against him). Tax tribunal work includes Herefordshire Property Company v Revenue & Customs [2015] UKFTT 79 (TC) (unfair imposition of penalty). Commercial disputes, particularly advising solicitors Commercial disputes, particularly advising solicitors leaving the partnership and quasi partnership disputes Leslie v Farrar Construction Limited [2015] EWHC 58. Defamation and harassment: Levi v Bates [2009] EWHC 1495 and [2015] EWCA Civ 206; Weston v Bates [2012] EWHC 590. Clinical negligence: Bancroft v Harrogate HA (1997) 8MedLR 398. Administrative law: R v Education Leeds [2005] EWHC 2495; Ashton v Chief Constable West Yorkshire [2005] 975; Crown Prosecution Service v Cambridge CC [2010] EWHC 663 (Admin). Professional discipline: Solicitors The Law Society v Waddingham & Ors [2012] EWHC 1519 (Admin): Barristers: police officers (Cross Border and Alder matters and Bichard Enquiry (Soham murders)): customs officers.

Career

Called 1986, Middle Inn Temple; recorder 2001; QC 2003; SFO Panel QCs 2009-2012; Pupillage and How to Get It: www.pupillageandhowtogetit.wordpress.com.

Languages

Basic Hebrew.

Member

Conduct Committee and Education Committee BSB.

Education

Carmel College, Wallingford; Downing College, Cambridge (1984 MA).

Leisure

Sailing, running, teaching for adults for the Hebrew University, reading.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

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

Simon Myerson QC - Byrom Street ChambersAn intellectual heavyweight.

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Byrom Street Chambers houses Simon Myerson QC, who has extensive experience in civil fraud cases.

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