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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

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

Gilead Cooper QC

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Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)

Career

Call: 1983, QC: 2006.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Association of Pension Lawyers; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Professional Advisers to the International Art Market; ACTAPS.


London Bar

Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Art and cultural property – Leading silks

Gilead Cooper QC - Wilberforce ChambersHe is always thorough and impressive.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Gilead Cooper QC - Wilberforce ChambersCreative and intellectually agile, he uses his wit to his advantage.

Within: Offshore

Wilberforce Chambershas many of the leading barristers in the world for international trust litigation, and many of its silks are involved in the most significant cases’. Gilead Cooper QC provided expert evidence on onshore and offshore trusts law in a Supreme Court of Pakistan case which led the the removal of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister of Pakistan; the matter concerned the beneficial ownership of properties in London owned by BVI companies linked in Sharif’s children. Thomas Lowe QC is representing Saad Investment Company in a case concerning an alleged $9bn AHAB Ponzi scheme.

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Private client: trusts and probate

Within: Private client: trusts and probate – Leading silks

Gilead Cooper QC - Wilberforce ChambersThinks outside the box.

Within: Private client: trusts and probate

Wilberforce Chambers is a ‘strong set, with excellent strength and depth throughout, and some very bright people’. Members are experienced in international work, particularly in offshore jurisdictions. Gilead Cooper QC acted in a claim brought by the executor of a high-profile Saudi government minister for disclosure of information by the family of a Lebanese businessman.

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