Ben Shaw > Chambers of Michael Todd QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Ben has a busy practice which is divided equally between litigation and transactional work covering company law, corporate insolvency and restructuring and general commercial litigation and arbitration. Ben’s transactional work has included both creditor and member schemes of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006, numerous reductions of capital and other reserves for listed public companies and cross-border mergers under the Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007. Ben also has experience of advising on a wide range of company and corporate governance issues. In recent years, Ben’s litigation practice has included instructions in some of the most significant large-scale insolvencies, including Lehman, MF Global and Kaupthing. In 2013, Ben acted for the respondent companies in Prest v Petrodel, the landmark decision on piercing the corporate veil.

Career

Called Lincoln’s Inn 2002.

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

Languages

German.

Memberships

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

BA; BCL (Oxon).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors -

Ben Shaw



Erskine Chambers



He has an easy and authoritative manner before the court and is clearly highly rated in the field of insolvency litigation.

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Juniors -

Ben Shaw



Erskine Chambers



His strengths and qualities are his intellect and adaptability and the excellent standard of his written work.