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Chambers of Susan Hunter

101 VICTORIA STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 6PU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Fax:
Fax 0117 929 4821
DX:
743350 BRISTOL 36
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk

Nicholas Pointon

Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk
St John's Chambers (Chambers of Susan Hunter)

Work Department

 

Commercial, International Arbitration, Mediation, Real Estate, Wills & Trusts

Position

Commercial and chancery law barrister, with a particular specialism in private international law. Regularly deals with high value commercial litigation before English courts and in overseas jurisdictions, as well as arbitrations. Also teaches the laws of contract, land and trust to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Bristol.

Significant cases include landmark data access litigation on the island of Jersey (Alwitry v States of Jersey Employment Board [2016] JRC 050 (Jersey Royal Ct.), a high-value Swiss arbitration including interim skirmishes relating to the availability of injunctive relief from the English High Court (ASES Havicilik Servic Ve Destek Hizmetleria AS v Delkor (UK) Ltd [2012] EWHC 3667 (Comm); and a reported application for the removal of an executor (Wilby v Rigby [2015] EWHC 2394 (Ch); [2015] WTLR 1845).

Career

Year of call (2010), Lincoln's Inn, Appointed Senior Associate Tutor of Law at the University of Bristol in 2012. Appointed contributing author to Lexis Nexis PSL Service (Private International Law) 2014


Publications of note:

 

‘Executors: A costly sibling clash’ [2016] Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal 

‘Illegality: a new mess for the old one’ [2016] Family Law (Oct) (forthcoming)

Contributing author of Lexis Nexis PSL materials in Private International Law

 

Member

Chancery Bar Association

Education

University of Bristol LLB (First Class Honours), 2009


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Nicholas Pointon - St John's Chambers ‘Persuasive, relentlessly forensic and quick on his feet.’

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