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Enterprise Chambers

Chambers of Ian Mayes QC

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CLIENT: David Niven Partner Commercial Dispute Resolution
COMPANY/FIRM: Pennington Manches
TESTIMONIAL: Enterprise Chambers’ people—from the clerks to the QCs—have an unfailing commitment to customer service. Across the board, they are responsive, informed and really champion their clients. They “get it” and are a real pleasure to work with.

CLIENT: Daniel Levy, Partner
COMPANY/FIRM: Mishcon de Reya LLP
TESTIMONIAL: The service that we receive from Enterprise Chambers is first class. We find them to be responsive, commercial and real team players; these are rare and valuable qualities.

CLIENT: Katrina Robinson MBE, Head of Legal Services
COMPANY/FIRM: Viridian Housing
TESTIMONIAL: I have been a client of Enterprise Chambers for some time. They remain my Chambers of first choice for a number of reasons; they are very cost effective, have innovative solutions and are entirely reliable. Also, their Clerks are excellent and this is a requirement overlooked by many other sets of chambers. Head of Chambers, Zia Bhaloo QC never fails to impress and I rather think she’s unstoppable.

CLIENT: Nicky Calthrop-Owen, Director - Insolvency/Dispute Resolution Departmen
TESTIMONIAL: Our dispute resolution and insolvency teams have instructed Enterprise Chambers for over 25 years and enjoy an excellent working relationship. It’s important to us that any barrister we instruct is a good advocate, commercial , technically excellent , easy to deal with and willing to be part of the team. This is why we continue to instruct Enterprise Chambers. The clerks are also incredibly helpful . They never double book us on hearings and they adopt a reasonable approach upon fees. These are the things that matter to solicitors and their clients .

CLIENT: Andrew McKenzie Smith
COMPANY/FIRM: Partner, hlw Keeble Hawson LLP
TESTIMONIAL: Enterprise Chambers is my first choice for property disputes. For many years, I have instructed James Barker in London and Jonathan Rodger in Newcastle, both of whom are first class technically and provide an excellent, client friendly and commercially focused service. More recently, I have instructed Zia Bhaloo QC, who has brought a fresh and dynamic approach to a long standing piece of litigation and helped to turn a difficult argument into a winner.

CLIENT: Kate New, Senior Associate
COMPANY/FIRM: Blake Morgan
TESTIMONIAL: A key quality we appreciate from Enterprise is their continued ability to perfectly marry the right barrister to the job, in terms of level of year of call and fees, but more importantly in terms of chemistry. The clerks ensure a prompt, speedy and professional service. The barristers are incredibly user-friendly, technical and able, but also have the rare gift of being able to connect easily with the clients – especially Shaiba Ilyas.
Similarly, Ed Francis recently attended a mediation with us, and manoeuvred the parties through a long running and fraught dispute, to a final resolution on the day. Everyone was very impressed.

CLIENT: Mike Lewis, Legal Director
TESTIMONIAL: I use Enterprise because of Shaiba Ilyas. I have worked with Shaiba for the best part of 10 years, he is extremely knowledgeable and professional but really stands out from other Counsel due to his approachability and ability to deal with clients in a sensitive but firm manner in stressful situations.

CLIENT: Kevin Heath,Partner & Joint Head of Litigation (London)
TESTIMONIAL: Linden Ife is my “go to” choice for any major dispute – her advocacy never disappoints. Jennifer Meech is a rising star. The service from the clerks is superb.

CLIENT: Peter Hornsey, Partner, Commercial Litigation Unit
COMPANY/FIRM: Wards Hadaway
TESTIMONIAL: We have chosen barristers at Enterprise because they are technically skilled and at the same time friendly and willing to work closely with us to achieve the best outcome for our client. They are therefore ready to join with us in offering funding options and to be flexible with their diaries in order to accommodate our client’s needs.

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