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Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
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Fax 020 7353 0667
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444 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.2harecourt.com

Christopher Coltart QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 5324
Email:
Web:
www.2harecourt.com/barristers/christopher-coltart-qc/
2 Hare Court (Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC)

Position

Christopher Coltart QC took silk in 2014 following a highly successful junior career (Band 1 in Chambers & Partners and nominated for Criminal Junior of the Year 2012). Christopher began his career as a City solicitor, specialising in commercial property litigation. Since coming to the Bar in 1998, Christopher has specialised in fraud and white collar crime. He is now Head of the 2 Hare Court Business Crime & Financial Services Team and defends in the most significant cases. He has recently been involved in the LIBOR litigation, in the SFO investigation into the Barclays/Qatari affair and in relation to criminal allegations brought against the Chief Executive of Sports Direct.  Christopher also has an extensive regulatory practice and has recently been involved in cases at the Financial Reporting Council, the Takeover Panel, the Football Association and the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal.  He also has significant high profile inquest experience, representing a number of the bereaved families in the 7/7 inquest, acting for a significant witness in the Hillsborough inquest and appearing in the inquest into the death of Zane Gbangbola.

Career

Called 1998; Inner Temple; South Eastern Circuit.

Member

ARDL, FLA, CBA


London Bar

Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations)

Within: Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading silks

Christopher Coltart QC - 2 Hare CourtA dedicated and gifted member of the Bar – his main strength is his attention to detail.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Christopher Coltart QC - 2 Hare CourtUnflappable, responsive, humane and technically brilliant.

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading silks

Christopher Coltart QC - 2 Hare CourtHis attention to detail and strategic acumen are unrivalled.

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading silks

Christopher Coltart QC - 2 Hare CourtA superb intellect who gets results.

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