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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

Charles Marquand

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

Position

Barrister specialising in financial services law and regulation. Regularly advises on application of financial services law and regulation, including to foreign governments, as well as appearing before regulatory tribunals.

Important cases: National Provident Institution in Clarion Ltd v NPI (fax switching); Needler Financial Services v Taber (test case on compensation for pensions mis-selling); PNC Telecom plc v Thomas (member requisition); Eurosure Investment Services Ltd v FSA (whether FSA intervention ‘proportionate’); Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency v Dresdner Bank AG (bankers’ right of set-off); FSA v Evolution Beeson Gregory (first market manipulation case); FSA v Pace Micro Technology (breaching of listing rules); FSA v Anderson, Peacock, Pruthi (alleged unlawful deposit-taking £45m involved); R (Yalland & Wilding) v. Sec. of State for Exiting EU (whether Parliamentary consent necessary for UK to leave EEA).

Career

Called 1987, Inner Temple; practised at chambers of John Rowe QC 1988-93; legal adviser at HM Treasury dealing with financial services and company law issues 1993-96; practised at the bar from 1996 to date; publications of note: ‘Halsbury’s Laws: Corporations’ 4th ed, ‘Halsbury’s Laws: Money’ 4th ed, ‘Butterworths Practical Insolvency: Part VII Companies Act 1989’, ‘Tolley’s Company Law: Investor Protection, Companies and the FSMA 2000’. Contributor, ‘Annotated Companies Acts, OUP’, contributor to ‘Civil Appeals’ Sweet & Maxwell.

Languages

French.

Member

Chartered arbitrator (CIArb); accredited mediator.

Education

City of London School; Oxford University (MA Hons); City University (MA Law).


London Bar

Financial services regulation

Within: Leading Juniors

Charles Marquand - 4 Stone BuildingsAlways provides practical advice and is able to provide insight into how the FCA will approach matters.

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