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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

Nigel Dougherty

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

Position

Nigel is a highly regarded senior junior. He is particularly sought-after in complex corporate and commercial litigation, often involving an international element. His main areas of practice are company and corporate insolvency advice and litigation. In particular, minority shareholder disputes, directors' duties, takeovers and mergers, directors' service contracts, shareholder agreements and business/share acquisition agreements and claims. He has extensive experience of general Commercial Law particularly banking and sale of goods; and professional negligence - in particular, involving solicitors and accountants/auditors. Cases include: Ultraframe (UK) Ltd v Fielding [2005] EWHC 1638 (Ch), [2006] EWCA Civ 1133; Irvine v Irvine [2007] 1 BCLC 445; Kiani v Cooper [2010] BCC 463; Barclays Bank PLC v Nylon Capital LLP [2012] Bus LR 542; American Energy v Hycarbex Asia (in liquidation) [2014] EWHC 1091 (Ch); Eclairs Group Limited v JKX Oil & Gas Plc [2016] 1 BCLC 1 (Supreme Court); and ITC v Ferster [2016] EWCA Civ 614.

Career

Called 1993.

Publications:
Contributor to "Company Directors: Law and Liability" (1998); Author (with Anne Fairpo) of "Company Acquisition of Own Shares" (7th ed).

Member

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR.

Education

Judd School; Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (1991 MA; 1992 LLM).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Nigel Dougherty - Erskine ChambersExtremely commercial and practical, and great under pressure.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading juniors

Nigel Dougherty - Erskine ChambersA very reliable and a good all-round performer.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Nigel Dougherty - Erskine ChambersHe is very reliable and a good all-round performer.

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