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Enterprise Chambers

Chambers of James Pickering

9 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 9471
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 1447
DX:
301 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
https://www.enterprisechambers.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Enterprise Chambers is an β€˜excellent set’, noted for its strength in Chancery, commercial, property, banking and insolvency law. Having taken in several former members of Guildhall Chambers, the set’s commercial practice has been strengthened, particularly with the addition of Stephen Davies QC. In London, senior clerk Michael Ireland is β€˜proactive and responds well to pressure’ and Luke Daws is a key name in the team. On the North Eastern Circuit, Joanne Caunt (β€˜nothing fazes her’) and Ellen Cockcroft are β€˜very professional and understand exactly what solicitors are looking for’. Collectively, the clerks’ room β€˜provides a first-class service’. Offices in: London, Leeds, Newcastle

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London Bar

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

James Barker - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Great all round – an excellent advocate, always thorough but also approachable.’

Ranked: tier 2

Linden Ife - Enterprise Chambers β€˜My counsel of choice for knotty commercial disputes.’

Ranked: tier 2

Geoffrey Zelin - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A leading commercial Chancery junior.’

Ranked: tier 3

James Pickering - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Has an excellent knowledge of a plethora of thorny legal subjects.’

Ranked: tier 3

Niall McCulloch - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Probably the most user-friendly barrister I have worked with, and also one of the sharpest minds.’

Ranked: tier 4

Edward Cohen - Enterprise Chambers β€˜An extremely experienced commercial Chancery junior.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Company and partnership
Company – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

Enterprise Chambers

Enterprise Chambers possesses β€˜a very talented group of junior counsel’ and its clerks are singled out for providing β€˜excellent service’. Recent instructions of note for members include Aerostar Maintenance International v Wilson and Elek v Bar-Tur & Bar-Tur. In May 2018, Edward Cohen appeared in a six-day trial concerning Kingstons Investments Limited, which involves misfeasance proceedings by the liquidators of a company against its shareholders and former directors. Bernard Weatherill QC left the set for Pallant Chambers.

Company – Leading juniors

Linden Ife - Enterprise Chambers β€˜She is an excellent trial advocate with a commercial approach.’

Ranked: tier 2

Niall McCulloch - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Very good in court and provides robust advice.’

Ranked: tier 2

Edward Cohen - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Often instructed on cases that would otherwise call for a silk.’

Ranked: tier 3

Geoffrey Zelin - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Very experienced and willing to roll up his sleeves.’

Ranked: tier 3

Simon Johnson - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A strong all-rounder, with a talent for getting to the heart of the issues.’

Ranked: tier 4
Partnership – Leading juniors

Edward Cohen - Enterprise Chambers β€˜He is often instructed on partnership and LLP disputes.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Enterprise Chambers

Insolvency is one of Enterprise Chambers’ strongest suits, for which it β€˜provides quality advice and representation’ as well as β€˜excellent value for money and experience at all levels’. Expertise within the set extends to cross-border cases and complex insurance insolvencies. Recent high-profile matters include Kent v Paterson and Moore Stephens, Re Globalised Corporation and Pinnacle Advantage Limited v Notts County Football Club Limited.

Insolvency – Leading juniors

Hugo Groves - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A very capable barrister.’

Ranked: tier 2

Kavan Gunaratna - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Always outstanding.’

Ranked: tier 2

Linden Ife - Enterprise Chambers β€˜She is tactical and knowledgeable.’

Ranked: tier 2

Niall McCulloch - Enterprise Chambers β€˜He offers sound, commercial advice.’

Ranked: tier 3

Bridget Williamson - Enterprise Chambers β€˜She has an understated gravitas, which is very effective and persuasive.’

Ranked: tier 4

Geoffrey Zelin - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Very experienced in the insolvency space.’

Ranked: tier 4

Simon Johnson - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A strong all-rounder, with a talent for getting to the heart of the issues.’

Ranked: tier 4

James Pickering - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A brilliant insolvency litigator.’

Ranked: tier 5

James Barker - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Technically excellent and maintains commercial awareness.’

Ranked: tier 5

Jennifer Meech - Enterprise Chambers β€˜She is able to identify new matters as cases develop quickly, to the client's advantage.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Private client: trusts and probate
Private client: trusts and probate – Leading juniors

Jonathan Arkush - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Highly recommended.’

Ranked: tier 4

Marilyn Kennedy-McGregor - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Her legal acumen is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

Enterprise Chambers

Members of Enterprise Chambers are β€˜excellent, approachable, experienced and commercially minded’ and β€˜pre-eminent in the crossover of property and insolvency disputes’. Other strengths for its barristers include property-related professional negligence as well as landlord and tenant work.

Property litigation – Leading silks

Zia Bhaloo QC - Landmark Chambers β€˜Her ability to interact with clients and understand their needs is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 2
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Kavan Gunaratna - Enterprise Chambers β€˜He patiently yet forcefully argues on the client’s behalf.’

Ranked: tier 2

Edward Francis - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Highly recommended for insolvency and professional negligence.’

Ranked: tier 3

Shaiba Ilyas - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A very experienced and commercial junior who is a safe pair of hands.’

Ranked: tier 3

James Barker - Enterprise Chambers β€˜A well-rounded barrister, who is a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Geoffrey Zelin - Enterprise Chambers β€˜Knowledgeable, sensible and helpful, gets to grip with the case.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Enterprise Chambers is an β€˜excellent set’, noted for its strength in Chancery, commercial, property, banking and insolvency law. Having taken in several former members of Guildhall Chambers, the set’s commercial practice has been strengthened, particularly with the addition of Stephen Davies QC. In London, senior clerk Michael Ireland is β€˜proactive and responds well to pressure’ and Luke Daws is a key name in the team. On the North Eastern Circuit, Joanne Caunt (β€˜nothing fazes her’) and Ellen Cockcroft are β€˜very professional and understand exactly what solicitors are looking for’. Collectively, the clerks’ room β€˜provides a first-class service’. Offices in: London, Leeds, Newcastle

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