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Paul Downes QC
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Barrister specialising in commercial law (with specific expertise in banking and finance-related matters), international trade, media and entertainment, and professional negligence.
Called 1991; Gray’s Inn; Barclays Bank 1983-87; lectured in accountancy and banking law 1985-92; assistant examiner in banking law and accountancy for Chartered Institute of Bankers 1987-92. Publications: ‘Insurers Rights of Subrogation’ (1993); ‘Fraud: Law Practice and Procedure, VCP 600: Not So Short Compliance’ (2007); ‘Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents’, vol 4.1 ‘Banking’ (2008).
Warren Comprehensive; associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers (1986) (Lombard Prize, Henry Grosvenor Trust Award, Whitehead Memorial Prize); Magdalen College, Oxford (1990 BA First Class; Wronker Prize for tort; top-ranking legal history paper); Gray’s Inn Bacon Scholar.
Banking and finance (including consumer credit)
Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks
Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens ‘He is very responsive, provides robust advice and gets quickly into the details.’
Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks
Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens ‘Hugely impressive in many respects; he is tenacious and has a fantastic analytical mind.’