Chambers of Edward CohenLINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3TG, ENGLAND
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- 1022 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
- London Bar > Commercial litigation
- London Bar > Company and partnership
- London Bar > Defamation and privacy
- London Bar > Fraud: civil
- London Bar > Insolvency
- London Bar > Intellectual property
- London Bar > International arbitration
- London Bar > IT and telecoms (except regulatory)
- London Bar > Media, entertainment and sport
- London Bar > Pensions
- London Bar > Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law)
- London Bar > Professional negligence
- London Bar > Property litigation
- London Bar: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) > Banking and finance
Within Commercial litigation, 11 Stone Buildings (Edward Cohen) is a third tier set,
11 Stone Buildings’ Jeremy Cousins QC attracts praise for his ‘encyclopaedic wealth of knowledge, and fabulously calm demeanour’. ‘Always a delight to work with’, Lexa Hilliard QC is ‘extremely good with clients, efficient with paperwork, and a persuasive advocate’. Tina Kyriakides is ‘a complete professional’ whose ‘tenacity under pressure is both phenomenal and rare’. Tim Penny is ‘tremendous on analysis of heavyweight facts, and good on strategy, both in court and with clients’. Christopher Boardman is ‘completely unflappable’, and is noted for his ‘superb cross-examination and advocacy skills’.
Within Company and partnership, tier 4
11 Stone Buildings is ‘excellent for all-round Chancery work’; ‘there is not much it cannot handle’. Lexa Hilliard QC is ‘excellent in court’, and is praised for her ‘combination of a mature and sensible approach with a meticulous eye for detail’. The ‘approachable, friendly, and highly responsive’ Tina Kyriakides ‘always exceeds expectations’. Marcia Shekerdemian is ‘an asset on any team’, thanks to her ‘strong negotiating/oratory skills’. Max Mallin is ‘a pleasure to work with’.
Within Fraud: civil, 11 Stone Buildings (Edward Cohen) is a third tier set,
At 11 Stone Buildings, Alan Gourgey QC exhibits ‘very good knowledge of this area’, and Tim Penny is ‘prepared to think outside the box to find solutions to difficult issues’. Also recommended are Max Mallin, Iain Pester, who is praised for his analytical approach, and Ian Smith, who is noted for his ‘willingness to get involved in tricky situations in order to find a result’.
Within Insolvency, 11 Stone Buildings (Edward Cohen) is a second tier set,
‘A very modern set with a client-friendly approach’, 11 Stone Buildings effectively combines expertise in insolvency with related areas such as property and pensions. Although Raquel Agnello QC moved to Erskine Chambers, clients are still able to call upon the services of Lexa Hilliard QC, who ‘provides thorough and well-thought-through commercial advice’. Recommended juniors include the ‘user-friendly and commercial’ Christopher Boardman ; Adam Deacock, who is noted for his ‘uncanny ability to assimilate information quicker than most’; the ‘tenacious’ Tina Kyriakides ; the ‘mercurial’ Jonathan Lopian ; and the ‘very technical’ Jamie Riley . The ‘calming’ Marcia Shekerdemian is ‘reassuring to have in your corner’, and Thomas Robinson is ‘clearly someone to watch for the future’.
Within Intellectual property,
Other recommended individuals include Michael Bloch QC* at Wilberforce Chambers, who is ‘receptive to which way the judge is moving and very quick to adapt’; Michael Edenborough QC of Serle Court, who is ‘a safe pair of hands’; Blackstone Chambers’ Tom Weisselberg and Ian Mill QC, who demonstrates ‘a good grasp of key issues in a case’; Tim Penny and the ‘commercially aware’ Robert Deacon at 11 Stone Buildings; Thirteen Old Square Chambers’ Jonathan DC Turner, who is ‘a mine of information on IP law’; New Square Chambers’ Malcolm Chapple and Madeleine Heal, who win plaudits for their ‘client-friendly’ approach; Nicholas Saunders at Brick Court Chambers; and Mark Engelman and Ian Silcock at Hardwicke.*Michael Bloch QC is now at Blackstone Chambers
Other recommended practitioners include Quadrant Chambers’ Simon Croall QC ; Alan Gourgey QC at 11 Stone Buildings; Graham Read QC at Devereux, who is ‘a favourite for IT instructions’; One Essex Court’s Geoffrey Hobbs QC, who acted for Microsoft in the Acamar Films v Microsoft trade mark dispute; and Zoë O’Sullivan, who appeared in the British Sky Broadcasting v EDS litigation; and 4 New Square’s Thomas Ogden, for his ‘wonderful drafting style, and superb attention to detail’.
Within Media, entertainment and sport, 11 Stone Buildings (Edward Cohen) is a second tier set,
Other noteworthy individuals include Devereux’s Nicholas Randall QC, who took silk in 2013; Maitland Chambers’ James Clifford, who is ‘one of the best when it comes to technical issues’; 3 Stone Buildings’ Fenner Moeran, who is ‘unremittingly enthusiastic and always ready to find an answer’; Nigel Burroughs at 4 New Square, who is ‘held in high regard’, especially in relation to matters arising from attempts to amend scheme documentation; the ‘very responsive and hardworking’ Thomas Robinson at 11 Stone Buildings, who is recognised for his work for the Pensions Regulator; and ‘first-class advocate’ Raquel Agnello QC, who moved to Erskine Chambers in 2013 from 11 Stone Buildings.
Within Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law) Professional discipline and regulatory law - Leading Juniors
Within Professional negligence, tier 5
Within Property litigation,
Other recommended practitioners include the ‘unstuffy’ David Halpern QC at 4 New Square, for his ‘excellent combination of professional negligence and property law expertise’; 9 Stone Buildings’ ‘formidable’ Vivian Chapman QC ; Jeremy Cousins QC at 11 Stone Buildings; Patrick Rolfe at 5 Stone Buildings; 3PB’s John Clargo ; and the ‘calm and technically excellent’ Karen Shuman at 1 Chancery Lane.
London Bar: Banking and finance (including consumer credit)
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- Banking and finance (including consumer credit) : Banking and finance
- Commercial litigation : Commercial litigation
- Company and partnership : Company and partnership
- Defamation and privacy : Defamation and privacy
- Fraud: civil : Fraud: civil
- IT and telecoms (except regulatory) : IT and telecoms (except regulatory)
- Insolvency : Insolvency
- Intellectual property : Intellectual property
- International arbitration : International arbitration
- Media, entertainment and sport : Media, entertainment and sport
- Pensions : Pensions
- Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law) : Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law)
- Professional negligence : Professional negligence
- Property litigation : Property litigation