Madeline Dixon > Chambers of James Pickering QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Enterprise Chambers Offices
9 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
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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.
Called 2013; Lincoln’s Inn. Pupillage at Enterprise Chambers 2013-14; taken on as tenant October 2014.
Chancery Bar Association; associate member of Insolvency Lawyers’ Association.
Clare College, Cambridge (2010 BA Philosophy); City University (2012 graduate diploma in Law, Distinction; 2013 BPTC).
Lawyer Rankings(Rising stars) Ranked: Tier 1
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.