Madeline Dixon > Chambers of James Pickering QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Pickering QC
Enterprise Chambers
9 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SR
England

Position

Barrister specialising in a broad range of commercial and chancery work, with an emphasis on personal and corporate insolvency, residential and commercial landlord and tenant, real property and commercial litigation.

Career

Called 2013; Lincoln’s Inn. Pupillage at Enterprise Chambers 2013-14; taken on as tenant October 2014.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; associate member of Insolvency Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Clare College, Cambridge (2010 BA Philosophy); City University (2012 graduate diploma in Law, Distinction; 2013 BPTC).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

(Rising stars) Ranked: Tier 1

Madeline DixonEnterprise ChambersDelivers a very good blend of technical and practical advice.

At Enterprise Chambers, insolvency is a key area for members, who act in high-value and often cross-border cases, arising from insolvencies, liquidations, restructurings and administrations. Linden Ife is a senior junior who often acts as leading counsel, with expertise in recovering unlawful dividends paid before insolvency, as well as in claims against directors and insolvency practitioners; exemplified by Clydesdale v Smailes where the administrators were successfully removed. Kavan Gunaratna is another well-regarded junior and has expertise in insolvency matters involving property, commercial and banking law. Elevated to silk in 2020, James Pickering QC acted in Re Mintpal, one of the first provisional liquidations based on a debt in digital currency. Also of note, Madeline Dixon is developing a strong insolvency practice, with experience in cross-border cases.