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Chambers of George Bompas QC

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 7907
DX:
385 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.4stonebuildings.com

Jonathan Crow QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Email:
4 Stone Buildings (Chambers of George Bompas QC)

Position

Specialises in company/commercial litigation and public law. Numerous appearances in the Supreme Court/House of Lords, the Privy Council, the Court of Appeal and the European Court of Human Rights. Full details available on the chambers website at www.4stonebuildings.com

Career

Called 1981, bencher Lincoln’s Inn 1998; Junior Counsel to the Crown (Chancery) 1994; First Treasury Junior (Chancery) 1998; Deputy High Court Judge 2001; Attorney General to HRH The Prince of Wales 2006; judge of the Court of Appeal, Jersey and Guernsey 2011; Deputy Deemster in the Isle of Man 2017.

Member

Chancery Bar Association (ChBA), Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); Constitutional and Administration Law Bar Association (ALBA).

Education

St Paul’s School; Oxford University (1979 BA); The City University (1980 Dip Law).

Leisure

Athenaeum; RGS.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe commands authority and combines outstanding advocacy with commercial pragmatism.

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsOne of those super silks who manages to pull a rabbit out of a hat on even the most difficult cases.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsAbsolutely top drawer in everything he does, an amazingly versatile advocate.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsAn absolute super star with remarkable intellectual elegance.

Within: Company and partnership

First class in every single way’, 4 Stone Buildings is noted for its strong clerking culture and the quality of advice offered by its members. Expertise within the set covers all aspects of company law, which has become a real focus of its work. Multiple members continued their involvement in Autonomy v Dr Michael Lynch, while Robert Miles QC is acting for Kaupthing in Vincent Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton, Kaupthing and others. With a strong international practice, Jonathan Crow QC is instructed by Koza Altin on its Court of Appeal hearing in Koza Ltd v Akcil.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsExcellent all round; a very good advocate, good submissions, and good on paper.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsOne of the best silks I have ever worked with.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe combines his outstanding advocacy with a sense of commercial pragmatism and wit.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Jonathan Crow QC - 4 Stone BuildingsTremendous gravitas in the courts.

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