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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
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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, 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; Re AMT Coffee Limited [2018] EWHC 1562 (Ch) and [2019] EWHC 46 (Ch).

Career

Called 1993. Member of Gray's Inn.

PUBLICATIONS:
Contributor Company Directors: Law and Liability (1998); Author (with Anne Fairpo) of Company Acquisition of Own Shares (7th ed); Contributor and Director of FromCounsel.

Member

Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Cambridge University: MA, LLM.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Nigel Dougherty - Erskine ChambersWell regarded for commercial litigation.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading juniors

Nigel Dougherty - Erskine ChambersAn amazing tactician, superb trial advocate and has total mastery of shareholder disputes and company law.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors

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

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