Chantelle Staynings > Chambers of Michael Todd QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Michael Todd QC
Erskine Chambers
33 CHANCERY LANE
LONDON
WC2A 1EN
England

Position

Chantelle has appeared as sole advocate in the Companies Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. Her litigation experience includes a range of shareholder, partnership and joint venture disputes, many of which have involved applications for interim remedies including freezing orders, injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal orders. Chantelle also has particular expertise in corporate insolvency.  She frequently represents insolvency practitioners, companies and creditors in matters including applications for administration orders, contentious winding up proceedings, and claims against office-holders. She has a strong corporate advisory practice, regularly advising on matters relating to the Companies Act and Insolvency Act.  She has also acted in a number of cross-border mergers and capital reductions.

Career

Called 2012, Gray’s Inn.

Publications:
Co-author of “The Law of Majority Shareholder Power” (2nd edition, 2017) published by Oxford University Press

Practical Law: author of current “Creditor’s petition to wind up a company: case study and “Creditor’s winding up petition: procedure”.

Memberships

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; Financial Services Lawyers Association.

Education

Trinity College, Oxford University, English Language and Literature MA (2001-04); Oxford Brookes University GDL (Distinction) (2004-05); Oxford Institute of Legal Practice LPC (Distinction) (2005-06); City Law School BPTC (Outstanding) (2011-12).

Awards:
Percival Scholarship for English, Stirling Boyd PrizeBar Association for Commerce, Finance and Industry Prize for Company and Commercial Law, Worshipful Company of Arbitrators Prize for Commercial and Civil Litigation, Everard Ver Heyden Prize for Overall Performance, Lord Justice Holker Scholarship (Gray’s Inn).