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Chambers of John McDonnell QC

3 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 4737
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 3896
DX:
52 London Chancery Lane
Email:
Web:
threestone.law

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Chancery set Three Stone – the amalgamation of 3 Stone Buildings and Thirteen Old Square Chambers – now has strength in depth and some very good juniors with β€˜specialist commercial knowledge’. Clerks and barristers are β€˜well aware of the needs of commercial solicitors and their clients’. Justin Brown is β€˜an excellent’ senior clerk who is ably supported by deputy senior clerk Gary Bateman. First junior clerks Bill Rice (β€˜approachable and knowledgeable – very keen to work with you to resolve issues and manage clients’) and Steve Anten (β€˜goes out of his way to help’) also deserve mention. Second junior clerk Frank Lee is β€˜practical and accommodating’ and β€˜very good at managing expectations and pressures of big and high value cases’, including those of an international nature. Offices in: London

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Market overview

Three Stone is best known for its Chancery practice and has links to Hong Kong and elsewhere in the region. Justin Brown is the senior clerk.

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London Bar

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜A smooth operator in court.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading juniors

Katherine Hallett - Three Stone β€˜She is quick witted, firm and always gauges the right tone.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insurance and reinsurance
Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜Acts across a range of insurance issues.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Offshore
Offshore – Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜He appears in BVI and Cayman fund cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Sebastian Kokelaar - Three Stone β€˜He is a very good advocate with a great understanding of property litigation.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Public international law
Public international law – Leading juniors

Simon Olleson - Three Stone β€˜One of the real authorities in the law of state responsibility and maritime delineation.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Chancery set Three Stone – the amalgamation of 3 Stone Buildings and Thirteen Old Square Chambers – now has strength in depth and some very good juniors with β€˜specialist commercial knowledge’. Clerks and barristers are β€˜well aware of the needs of commercial solicitors and their clients’. Justin Brown is β€˜an excellent’ senior clerk who is ably supported by deputy senior clerk Gary Bateman. First junior clerks Bill Rice (β€˜approachable and knowledgeable – very keen to work with you to resolve issues and manage clients’) and Steve Anten (β€˜goes out of his way to help’) also deserve mention. Second junior clerk Frank Lee is β€˜practical and accommodating’ and β€˜very good at managing expectations and pressures of big and high value cases’, including those of an international nature. Offices in: London

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Commercial

Three Stone’s David Lord QC continues to represent Prince Jefri of Brunei in his long-running dispute with the government of Brunei following allegations of embezzlement to the tune of $15bn, as well as acting for a claimant in a Kuala Lumpur arbitration concerning a power failure at an aluminium plant.

Commercial – Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜He appears in arbitration as well as offshore and onshore litigation.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Market overview

Three Stone is best known for its Chancery practice and has links to Hong Kong and elsewhere in the region. Justin Brown is the senior clerk.

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