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Chambers of Mike Magee
Fenners Chambers


Commercial litigation: recent cases have included success at trial in a claim worth almost £150,000 for breach of contract/negligence which resulted in damage to electrical equipment at a large commercial premises. Insolvency – recent cases have included a successful appeal in the High Court on the issue of whether an interim order should have been granted under s252 of the Insolvency Act 1986: Singh v Singh (unreported, ChD, Proudman J, 8 February 2013).
Property: ongoing involvement in a commercial dilapidations claim worth over £100,000. Personal injury – advised on and concluded settlements in several claims worth between £100,000 and £700,000. Employment: successfully pursued and defended multiple claims relating to unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE transfers, breach of contract/unlawful deduction of wages. Recent cases have included two successfully defended costs applications.


Year of call: 2007, Middle Temple; paralegal at an international firm for one year; pupillage Fenners Chambers 2008; tenant Fenners Chambers 2009 to date.


Westcliff High School for Boys, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex; University of East Anglia (2005 BA Hons American and English History 1st; 2006 Graduate Diploma in Law merit, including University of East Anglia School of Law Prize for Best Overall Performance on the Graduate Diploma in Law); College of Law (2007 BVC very competent).


Playing guitar, spending time with wife and two sons.