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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7306 0102
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Fax 020 7306 0095
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311 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.wilberforce.co.uk

Andrew Mold

Tel:
Work 020 7306 0102
Email:
Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)

Position

Andrew’s practice covers commercial and traditional chancery work. Within these fields, he has particularly strong interests in trusts, pensions, fraud and breach of fiduciary duties, professional liability, company and partnership disputes. He is also often brought into to assist with cases involving other areas of the law most notably family, insolvency and regulatory proceedings.

Andrew enjoys both the advisory and advocacy sides of his practice and is experienced in the main forms of alternative dispute resolution. He frequently appears on his own against QCs. He is also regularly instructed as part of a team either alongside a QC or leading more junior barristers.

In recent times, Andrew has gained significant experience of working on so-called ‘big money’ divorce cases involving the treatment of trust assets. He has also been instructed in many of the recent leading pension cases especially those considering the use of The Pensions Regulator’s powers.

Many of Andrew’s cases involve an international element, particularly in the context of trust disputes or fraud cases, and he has been admitted to the Bar of the Cayman Islands where he has appeared as an advocate. In the past few years, Andrew has been engaged on matters concerning proceedings in Jersey, the Isle of Man, Cyprus, Switzerland, Singapore, Bermuda, Nevis, the British Virgin Islands, several states of the USA and the Cayman Islands.

Career

Called 2003; Lincoln’s Inn; Called to the bar of the Cayman Islands (ad hoc). Author of the chapter on money laundering in ‘The Law Society’s Probate Yearbook’ and the professional negligence chapter of ‘Cordery on Solicitors’. Author of a number of articles and regular speaker at conferences on all subjects within areas of practice.

Languages

French, Russian.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; Association of Pension Lawyers; ACTAPS; Bar Pro Bono Panel.

Education

The Manchester Grammar School; St John’s College, Cambridge (2001 MA Law First Class; Tripos prize winner); Harvard Law School (2002 LLM); Inns of Court School of Law (2003 BVC).


London Bar

Offshore

Within: Leading Juniors

Andrew Mold - Wilberforce ChambersHe has a track record of big trusts cases.

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Pensions

Within: Leading Juniors

Andrew Mold - Wilberforce ChambersReally the go-to senior junior for tricky pensions work.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Leading Juniors

Andrew Mold - Wilberforce ChambersGets to the heart of the problem quickly, communicates complex ideas clearly and succinctly, and develops a good rapport with clients.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Juniors

Andrew Mold - Wilberforce ChambersHe is experienced across a range of professional negligence disputes.

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