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Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC

GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 8479
DX:
331 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3vb.com

Ewan Mcquater QC

Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
Email:
3 Verulam Buildings (Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial work in particular international and domestic banking and finance, commercial fraud and insolvency/corporate restructuring cases include: Queen’s Moat Houses v Capital IRG [2004]; Morgan Grenfell v Arrows [2004]; Morris v Bank of America [2003]; Kensington v Congo [2003]; Phillips v Brewin Dolphin [2001]; State of Brunei v Prince Jefri Bolkiah [2000]; ICIC v Adham [1998]; BBL v Eagle Star [1995]; Re Arrows Limited [1992].

Career

Called 1985; publications: assistant editor of the ‘Encyclopaedia of Banking Law’ since 1987.

Languages

French.

Education

Cambridge University (MA Hons).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsVery polished in terms of banking and fraud.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsVery measured with his advice.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHas a huge depth of experience on civil fraud and offshore jurisdictions.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsA very bright and a fantastic advocate.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe has a lovely cross-examination style.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Ewan McQuater QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe has experience of high-profile Privy Council cases.

Within: Offshore

3 Verulam Buildings’s Ewan McQuater QC led the team representing the BVI liquidators in Investec Trust v Glenalla Properties, an appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council from the Guernsey Court of Appeal; the case concerned the Tchenguiz Discretionary Trust, which is subject Robert Tchenguiz’s long-running legal disputes with both the SFO and Grant Thornton. Meanwhile, David Quest QC represented AHAB in the AHAB v Saad Investments case.

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