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Chambers of Mark Warwick QC

10 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7420 9500
Fax:
Fax 020 7420 9555
DX:
185 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.selbornechambers.co.uk

Justin Kitson

Tel:
Work 020 7420 9500
Email:
Selborne Chambers (Chambers of Mark Warwick QC)

Position

Justin is widely recognised as a leading junior barrister in chancery and commercial litigation. Solicitors instructing Justin commend him for his exceptional client handling skills and ability give forthright, practical and tactical advice. He has been variously described in the legal directories as a ‘standout junior’, who is ‘very bright, hardworking, client-friendly and engaged’, and courtroom operator who has ‘real presence’ and is ‘a very forceful advocate’. He is ‘pleasant, fair and sensible’ with the ‘ability to absorb huge volumes of paper and give advice extremely quickly.’ Recent and reported cases include: Chuku v. Chuku [2017] 2 Cossts LR 267, Barnsley & Others v Noble [2016] EWCA Civ 799 (CA); [2014] EWHC 2657 (Ch) (£150m claim for breach of contract, deceit and breach of fiduciary duty and trust); Crossco No4 Unlimited v Jolan Piccadilly Ltd [2012] 2 All ER 754, [2011] EWHC 803 (Ch) (a 35-day 1954 Act trial and three-day appeal before the Court of Appeal in which he was successful); Fraser’s v RAB Pension Trust [2010] (High Court; trespass and specific performance); and Eileen Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] 1 AC 884 (House of Lords; leading negligence authority).

Career

Called Gray’s Inn 2000 (Prince of Wales Scholar). Elected member of the General Council of the Bar 2004-06. Chairman of the Young Bar 2005. Resides in London and Yorkshire.


London Bar

Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Justin Kitson - Selborne ChambersA formidable trial barrister who is thorough and tactically savvy.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Justin Kitson - Selborne ChambersHe is prepared to get into the detail of a matter and is a great team player.

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading juniors

Justin Kitson - Selborne ChambersHis written work and advocacy are first rate, dictates a clear approach.

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