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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC

Living Wage
7 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7406 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7406 1300
DX:
326 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.maitlandchambers.com

Siward Atkins

Tel:
Work 020 7406 1200
Email:
Maitland Chambers (Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in Chancery and commercial litigation, involving any kind of dispute about real property, insolvency, companies, and commercial agreements. Reported cases include: Reynard v Fox (duties of trustees in bankruptcy to bankrupts); Tuke v JD Classics (major fraud case on sale of classic cars); Koza v Akcil (on when UK courts should refuse to recognise foreign corporate receivers on public policy and human rights grounds); Khakshouri v Jimenez (commercial fraud in sale of Charlton Athletic FC); Ivey v Genting (cheating at gambling); Re Frontsouth (defective appointment of administrators); Quickdraw v Global Live Events (breach of trust and debentures); Bonham v Fishwick (trustee exemption clauses); Mission Capital v Sinclair (derivative claims); Cabvision v Feetnum (appointment of administrative receivers under 2002 Act regime); Elite Business Systems v Price (holding out in partnership law); Nexus Communications v Lambert (common law and equitable election); Daido Asia Japan v Rothen (liability of company directors for deceit); Meara v Fox (liability of accountants for breach of fiduciary duty); Thomas v Pearce (liability of third parties for breach of confidence); Harmony Carpets v Chaffin Laid (duties of supervisors of IVAs); Murray v Guiness (formalities of equitable charges).

Career

Called 1995; Inner Temple; barrister in private practice since 1996.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Education

King’s College, Taunton; University of Edinburgh (1988 MA Hons First Class); University of Cambridge (1993 PhD).

Leisure

Sailing, mountain walking, creative writing.


London Bar

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Siward Atkins - Maitland ChambersCalm and clear – he identifies issues very early and is good on his feet.

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading juniors

Siward Atkins - Maitland ChambersRecommended for title disputes, covenants and adverse possessions.

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