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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

7-8 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3LD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Fax:
Fax 020 7379 3558
DX:
302 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.brickcourt.co.uk

Roger Masefield QC

Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Email:
Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)

Position

Barrister practising commercial law, specialising in commercial litigation (Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs; Sabre v Standard Bank; Berezovsky v Abramovich [2012] EWHC 2463; BP v Aon [2006] 1 Lloyds Rep 549); commercial arbitration (Apollo v DE Shaw; Suramericana/BDLR); insurance and reinsurance (Apollo v DE Shaw; Glacier Re v Global Credit Reinsurance; Prifti v Musini [2006] Lloyds Rep IR 221, [2003] All ER (D) 307; Brotherton v Colseguros [2003] 2A11 ER (Comm) 208); professional negligence (BP v Aon; Eskom v Alstom; Bowman v Fels [2005] 4 All ER 609); banking (Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs; Sabre v Standard Bank; Chase Manhattan v Pollux; Banco Santander v Banque Paribas); and civil fraud (Ecclestone v Elite [2014] EWHC 29; Transworld v Deripaska (BVI); SGC v Markel; Petroval v Yukos (BVI)).

Career

Called 1994; silk 2013. Publications of note: assistant editor of Paget’s ‘Law of Banking’ (13th edition 2007); general editor of Butterworths ‘Banking Law Guide’ (2006); contributor to ‘Banks & Financial Crime’ (2008 Ed William Blair QC); contributor to arbitration section of the OUP’s ‘Competition Litigation’ (2010 Ed Mark Brealey QC and Nicholas Green QC).

Languages

French.

Member

COMBAR; Bar Council Law Reform Committee.

Education

Marlborough College; St John’s College, Cambridge (1993 MA 1st Class); Magadalen College, Oxford (1995 BCL 1st Class and Vinerian Scholar).

Leisure

Skiing, snorkelling and scuba diving, croquet.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Roger Masefield QC - Brick Court ChambersAn excellent silk with a strong practice.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Roger Masefield QC - Brick Court ChambersA terrific practitioner, very calm, very bright, and particularly strong on the law.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Roger Masefield QC - Brick Court ChambersSuperb at managing large teams and particularly strong on commercial fraud.

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