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20 Essex Street

Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC

LONDON, WC2R 3AL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 1270
DX:
0009 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.20essexst.com
London, Singapore

Blair Leahy

Tel:
Work 020 7842 1200
Email:
20 Essex Street (Chambers of Christopher Hancock QC and Duncan Matthews QC)

Work Department

  • Banking and finance
  • Civil fraud
  • Company law
  • General commercial litigation
  • International and domestic insolvency and restructuring

Position

Blair has a broad commercial practice. She also has a strong insolvency and company law practice.
She joined Chambers in 2012 having previously practised from South Square chambers.
Blair was admitted to the Bar of the East Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands in 2015. 

Career

Qualified 2001, Inner Temple.

Member

  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Commercial Bar Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Insolvency Lawyers Association
  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • R3 Education and Training Committee

Education

  • City Law School: Diploma in Law
  • University of Essex: MA in Continental Philosophy
  • York University: BA in Philosophy, First Class


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Blair Leahy - 20 Essex StreetA stellar senior junior who picks the case up by the scruff of the neck.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Blair Leahy - 20 Essex StreetHer combination of fraud and insolvency knowledge is excellent.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Blair Leahy - 20 Essex StreetHer combination of insolvency and fraud knowledge is excellent.

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