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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

Fionn Pilbrow

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

Position

Practises in all areas of commercial law (including banking and finance, energy and natural resources, commodities and international trade, civil fraud, professional negligence, insurance and reinsurance, media and entertainment, information technology, shipping, telecoms and conflicts of laws and jurisdiction), with a practice comprising predominantly court work, but also commercial arbitration work (with experience of arbitrations under various rules – ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ARIAS, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Swiss International Rules of Arbitration and LMAA – as well as ad hoc arbitrations).

Career

Called 2001, Inner Temple (major CPE scholarship, Princess Royal scholarship).

Languages

French.

Member

COMBAR; LCLCBA; Bar European Group.

Education

Winchester College; Balliol College, Oxford (1998 BA; 2002 MA); St John’s College, Cambridge (1999 MPhil); City University (2000 CPE); Inns of Court School of Law (2001 BVC).

Leisure

Travel, reading, theatre, skiing, scuba diving.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersGreat at stepping in on short notice to help with difficult situations, one of my go-to barristers.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersVery accessible and responsive, and passionate about what he does.

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Commodities

Within: Commodities – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersOne of the stars in a star-studded set, he simplifies every case and could be backed against most silks.

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Energy

Within: Energy – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersOne of the stars in a star-studded set; presents every case compellingly in his written and oral advocacy.

Within: Energy

Excellent across a range of disciplines’, including public law, competition law and commercial disputes, Brick Court Chambers is also praised for its ‘service-focused clerks’. Peers note the set’s regulatory and corruption expertise: Harry Matovu QC is acting for Wartsila (defendant) in a claim brought by VIP (claimant) against parties including Standard Chartered involving a power plant in Dar es Salaam. On the commercial side, Fionn Pilbrow acted for MMG in an insurance and breach-of-warranty dispute against Glencore arising from the sale and purchase of the $6bn Las Bambas copper mine in Peru.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersA delight to work with, his written work is excellent; he works extremely well under pressure.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersFirst class, hardworking, responsive and is really committed to his cases.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersIncredibly bright, user friendly, and clearly should be a junior silk.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – 2019 silks

Fionn Pilbrow QC - Brick Court ChambersHis advocacy is vigorous and compelling.

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