Commercial litigation in Regional Bar
One of the busiest sets for commercial work in the East Midlands, Ropewalk Chambers is praised by clients for its 'good range of counsel at all levels'. Notable practitioners include Jonathan Owen, who provides a 'Rolls-Royce service' , and John Campbell who 'thinks on his feet and sees all possible solutions in a case'.
St Philips Chambers continues to feature one of the strongest commercial litigation offerings in the West Midlands, with strong members at all levels of call, covering matters spanning from breaches of contract through to civil fraud. Notable recent cases have included James Morgan QC's representation of Northampton Borough Council in a misfeasance claim against former directors of Northampton Town FC. In addition to a banking litigation practice, Mark Grant representations a pharmacy chain in a £3m contract dispute with two drug manufacturer.
No5 Barristers Chambers is notable for its strength in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Head of chambers Mark Anderson QC is highly recommended for investment disputes, having recently represented a client who had received £18m from a member of a Malaysian royal family for investment into a joint venture, with the return of that sum now being claimed for by the royal. From the set's junior ranks, Paul Dean brings an engineering background to more technology-heavy cases.