Margaret Griffin > Chambers of James Pickering QC > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Pickering QC
Enterprise Chambers
43 PARK SQUARE
LEEDS
LS1 2NP
England

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial chancery litigation with emphasis on trust law, real property and probate.

Career

Called 2004; Gray’s Inn.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Property Bar Association; North Eastern Circuit.

Education

Cambridge University, MA Cantab; City University, Dip Law.

Leisure

Theatre, reading, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Margaret GriffinEnterprise ChambersMargaret finds answers where others wouldn’t. She is tenacious beyond expectation and always goes above and beyond. She is simply the best.

Enterprise Chambers has ‘very high-quality practitioners‘ who cover the breadth of commercial dispute resolution, including shareholder disputes, banking, breach of warranty, and restraint of trade, as well as litigation concerning the sale, supply, and carriage of goods. In recent instructions of note, Cristín Toman acts for the Bank of Scotland in its claim to recover a sum in excess of £425,000, and for possession of a commercial property in Leeds. Duncan Heath acted for the defendant, a commercial agent, in Project Lower Ltd v Contract Natural Gas Limited, a multi-million-pound claim brought against it for unpaid commission, damages, compensation, and indemnity. Matthew Maddison is acting for a building services company against a company established by three of its former employees in an unjust enrichment claim. In the High Court, Margaret Griffin is being led in a complex unfair prejudice petition which follows over a decade of litigation between the parties.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Margaret GriffinEnterprise ChambersVery thorough with a good grasp of detail; utterly tenacious.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Margaret GriffinEnterprise ChambersVery diligent, perceptive, thorough and robust. Someone in whom you immediately have confidence, whether in conference or in court.