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Chambers of Michael Todd QC

33 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 0125
DX:
308 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com

Peter Arden QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5532
Email:
Web:
www.erskinechambers.com/
Erskine Chambers (Chambers of Michael Todd QC)

Position

Peter is a highly regarded silk, with a focus on insolvency and restructuring, company and commercial chancery work. He has a particular expertise in large and complex insolvency cases, often with a cross-border element and, in many instances, concerning or involving businesses in the financial sector. Significant cases include: the Federal Mogul / T&N restructuring, Eurotunnel, the HIH litigation, the Baugur administration, Lehmans, the Landsbanki and Kaupthing insolvencies, Miss Sixty and other retail insolvencies, the TXU company voluntary arrangement, and the winding-up of Danka Business Systems and Travelodge.

Career

Called 1983, Gray’s Inn, QC 2006.

Member

Member of Association of Business Recovery Professionals; Member of the Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Chichester High School for Boys; University College, London (1981 LLB); Queens College, Cambridge (1982 LLM).


London Bar

Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading silks

Peter Arden QC - Erskine ChambersA specialist in restructurings.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Peter Arden QC - Erskine ChambersVery well-sensitised to the views and mood of the court on insolvency issues.

Within: Insolvency

One of the premier sets in insolvency and corporate’, Erskine Chambers offers ‘a good balance of advice and litigation’. Members are noted for their ‘technical expertise’, while the clerks are singled out for being ‘prompt, helpful and responsive’. Peter Arden QC continues to advise on aspects of the fallout from the Lehman Brothers collapse, while Stephen Smith QC led a team acting for the claimant liquidator in JSC Mezhprombank v Pugachev, resulting in successful civil and criminal claims.

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