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Enterprise Chambers Offices
9 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
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Barrister specialising in commercial Chancery litigation with emphasis on corporate and personal insolvency, company, partnership, banking, real property and professional negligence. Recent cases: Locabail (UK) Ltd v Bayfield Properties Ltd  QB 451; UCB Corporate Services v Williams  1 P&CR 12; Marchday Group Plc v British Telecommunications Plc  EWHC 2627(TCC); Phillips v Symes  EWHC 2595,  BPIR 212; Re Belfield Furnishings Ltd  2 BCLC 705; Corporate Development Partners LLC v E-Relationship Marketing Ltd  EWHC 436.
Called 1984; Gray’s Inn; Enterprise Chambers since 1988.
Property Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association.
St Clement Danes Grammar School; Birmingham University (1983 LLB).
Enterprise Chambers is home to ‘some good and reliable juniors‘ practising company law. Most notable is Linden Ife, who is an expert in breach of fiduciary duty and misfeasance claims against directors. She was instructed by the state of Western Australia in Re Fairbridge Pinjarra and Prince’s Trust, a case involving claims made against the state by former child migrants as a result of the activities of dissolved company Fairbridge. On the advisory front, Niall McCulloch continues to assist Eagle Star Insurance with the restructuring of its insurance entities. James Barker is also noted as an expert in directors duties.