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Chambers of Simon Croall QC

QUADRANT HOUSE, 10 FLEET STREET, LONDON, EC4Y 1AU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 4444
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 4455
DX:
292 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.quadrantchambers.com

Stewart Chirnside

Tel:
Work 0207 583 4444
Email:
Web:
www.quadrantchambers.com
Quadrant Chambers (Chambers of Simon Croall QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation, including banking and finance, commercial fraud, professional negligence, property damage and product liability. Stewart also has experience of international arbitrations.

Career

Stewart regularly appears in trials in the High Court (both as junior and sole counsel) and he is also regularly instructed on interlocutory applications in relation to freezing orders and other interim relief. He also has experience of appeals to the Court of Appeal where he has appeared most recently in PHP Tobacco Carib SA v BAT Caribbean SA [2017] EWCA Civ 1131, Fathollahipour v Aliabadibensi [2015] 1 WLR 2472 and Crinion v IG Markets Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 587.

Before joining the Bar, Stewart worked as a strategy and risk management consultant in the financial services industry. Stewart is a modern languages graduate with an excellent knowledge of French and German

Languages

French, German

Member

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; LCCBA

Education

BA (Hons) (“Congratulatory” Ist) Modern Languages (French and German) Brasenose College, Oxford University
PgDL, City University, London
Inns of Court School of Law


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Stewart Chirnside - Quadrant Chambers β€˜Always willing to express a view and works well with the instructing solicitor.’

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Quadrant Chambers enters the rankings following the arrival of highly rated Paul Downes QC, Stewart Chirnside, Emily Saunderson, and Joseph Sullivan from 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens. They add to a strong stable of commercially minded banking litigators with a strong track record in major civil disputes.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading juniors

Stewart Chirnside - Quadrant Chambers β€˜Technically excellent; able to absorb and digest complex financial services litigation.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Stewart Chirnside - Quadrant Chambers β€˜A solid junior.’

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Within: Set overviews: England and Wales

Quadrant Chambers is the β€˜go-to set for shipping’ matters, but it also has a growing reputation for general commercial work and international arbitration. β€˜Having successfully carved out a particular specialism in the insurance, energy and trade sectors’ the set is β€˜gaining a formidable reputation outside its core areas’. With β€˜good strength in depth and guaranteed quality’, chambers is described as β€˜a very cost effective option’ which β€˜offers real value for money’. Chambers was strengthened this year with the arrivals of a specialist banking and commercial team from 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens; Paul Downes QC, Emily Saunderson, Stewart Chirnside and Joseph Sullivan all joined in January 2018. The β€˜extremely well-run’ and β€˜efficient’ clerks’ room is led by senior clerks Gary Ventura and Simon Slattery. β€˜Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his barristers’, the β€˜tremendous’ Ventura is β€˜a bit of a legend’ and β€˜a great figurehead’ for chambers; the β€˜great’ Slattery regularly meets client requirements β€˜no matter how unusual some of those requirements might be’. The team is β€˜first rate and always willing to work to urgent deadlines’. Practice managers John Walker and Daryl Hughes are β€˜particularly on the ball; they cannot do enough for you’. Offices in: London

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Within: Set overviews: England and Wales

Quadrant Chambers is the β€˜go-to set for shipping’ matters, but it also has a growing reputation for general commercial work and international arbitration. β€˜Having successfully carved out a particular specialism in the insurance, energy and trade sectors’ the set is β€˜gaining a formidable reputation outside its core areas’. With β€˜good strength in depth and guaranteed quality’, chambers is described as β€˜a very cost effective option’ which β€˜offers real value for money’. Chambers was strengthened this year with the arrivals of a specialist banking and commercial team from 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens; Paul Downes QC, Emily Saunderson, Stewart Chirnside and Joseph Sullivan all joined in January 2018. The β€˜extremely well-run’ and β€˜efficient’ clerks’ room is led by senior clerks Gary Ventura and Simon Slattery. β€˜Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his barristers’, the β€˜tremendous’ Ventura is β€˜a bit of a legend’ and β€˜a great figurehead’ for chambers; the β€˜great’ Slattery regularly meets client requirements β€˜no matter how unusual some of those requirements might be’. The team is β€˜first rate and always willing to work to urgent deadlines’. Practice managers John Walker and Daryl Hughes are β€˜particularly on the ball; they cannot do enough for you’. Offices in: London

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