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Chambers of Michael Todd QC

33 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
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Fax 020 7831 0125
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308 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.erskinechambers.com

Philip Gillyon

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com/
Erskine Chambers (Chambers of Michael Todd QC)

Position

Company law, corporate insolvency, financial services, commercial law and litigation (including offshore). Cases include: Banco Nacional de Cuba v Cosmos Trading Corporation [2000]; Jarvis v PricewaterhouseCoopers [2000]; Banca Carige v Banco Nacional de Cuba [2001]; Joseph Holt Group [2001]; Leyland Daf [2001], [2002] (CA); Anglo American Insurance [2002]; P&P Design v PricewaterhouseCoopers [2002]; Queens Moat Houses [2003]; EIC Services v Phipps [2004]; Queens Moat Houses (No 2) [2005]; Sisu Capital Fund v Tucker (No 1) [2006], (No 2) [2006]; DBERR v Amway [2008], [2009] (CA); RBS v Hicks [2010] (Liverpool FC takeover); Jackson v Dear [2012], [2014] (CA); S&K Group v Mortgage Agency Services [2014]; Jomast v G4S [2017]; Magneco Metrel v Ecran [2017]; Trina Solar (Cayman) [2017]; Comodo v Renaissance (BVI) [2018]; Lehman Brothers International (Europe) [2018]; EACL v Satria (Privy Council) [2019]; Walkers (Bermuda) Ltd (Privy Council) [2019]; Primefuels Holdings (BVI) [2018], [2019] CA; two HKIAC arbitrations [2018] and [2019].

Career

Hymers College (1974-84); Downing College, Cambridge (1984-87) MA (Hons), first class. Called 1988. Joined Erskine Chambers 1989.  Called to the BVI Bar.

Member

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers’ Association; Financial Services Lawyers Association; Middle Temple.

PUBLICATIONS:  
Contributor to fromcounsel.com.

Education

Hymers College (1974-84); Downing College, Cambridge (1984-87) MA (Hons), first class.


London Bar

Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading juniors

Philip Gillyon - Erskine Chambers ‘ He is a hardworking junior barrister with particular expertise in company law and related matters. ’

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Offshore

Within: Leading Juniors

Philip Gillyon - Erskine Chambers ‘ He has sound judgement and is first-rate in his area. ’

Within: Offshore

Erskine Chambers' members are well versed in Chancery issues across the British Overseas Territories and the Crown Dependencies. Michael Todd QC and Philip Gillyon represented the appellant latter party in East Asia Company v PT Satria Tiratama Energindo, a Privy Council case stemming from the transfer of shares of Bali Energy, a Bermudian company with geothermal energy rights in Indonesia. Todd QC also represented the defendant law firm in Bermuda Bar Council v Walkers, a case which reached the Privy Council and concerned whether Walkers complied with the Bermudian regulator's requirement for local ownership of law firms.

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