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  1. Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading silks
  2. Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading silks

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Recent work for College Chambers’ β€˜very knowledgeable’ commercial group includes professional negligence claims, partnership disputes and trusts and wills matters. Derek Marshall heads up the team.

Colleton Chambers houses Robert Sheridan, who has particular expertise in traditional Chancery matters including wills and probate disputes; in 2017 he acted in the Vucicevic v Aleksic case concerning the interpretation of a handwritten will made by a wealthy Montenegrin testator.

Specialist commercial boutique Commercial Chambers houses Andrew Marsden, who is well known for handling disputes between shareholders, directors of companies, partners and commercial agents.

Guildhall Chambers’s commercial team provides β€˜sound advice’ across a broad spectrum of commercial matters, with recognised expertise in high-value and high-profile insolvency matters. The team’s recent workload includes directors’ disputes, Inheritance Act matters, professional negligence cases and traditional Chancery law matters. Adrian Palmer QC retired in 2017, and in April 2018 Stephen Davies QC, Jeremy Bamford, Christopher Brockman, Ross Fentem and Neil Levy moved to Enterprise Chambers in Bristol.

William Hopkin is a key name at Magdalen Chambers for commercial litigation and company disputes. Michael Berkley was appointed to the bench in January 2018.

Members of Pump Court Chambers’ commercial team have established expertise in wills, inheritance and probate disputes. Commercial litigation is another core area of instruction.

Commercial contract disputes are a cornerstone area of instruction for the team at Queen Square Chambers.

With a reputation as a β€˜leading regional heavyweight’ for commercial matters, St John's Chambers’ members are instructed across the spectrum of commercial cases including professional negligence, partnership disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency matters and fraud. The set is also noted for its β€˜wealth of knowledge and experience’ in Chancery matters and in a major work highlight for the set, Leslie Blohm QC is acting in the ongoing high-profile Barry Pring case concerning a millionaire who died intestate in the Ukraine; his family claim his Ukrainian widow was complicit in his death and has thus forfeited her right to a share of his estate. Martha Maher recently left the set.

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