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Nicholas Medcroft KC
Nicholas Medcroft QC’s practice spans commercial dispute resolution, banking, fraud, corporate crime, financial services and professional discipline.
He is regularly instructed in major commercial disputes, especially those with a financial services or fraud/breach of trust element. He has extensive experience of acting for banks caught up in fraud and money laundering and of big-ticket disciplinary and regulatory proceedings.
He is recommended as a leader in his field in the legal directories, where he is described as “a great strategic thinker and a complete team player” “very user-friendly” and “extremely bright and phenomenally hardworking“.
High profile cases include MG Rover; BHS; the collapse of Carillion plc; FSA v Alexander (the first market abuse case to be brought by the FSA in the Chancery Division); the Marrache fraud litigation in Gibraltar; Shah v HSBC Private Bank (the leading case on the conflict between a bank’s duties to its customers and its duties under POCA); and N v Royal Bank of Scotland plc (whether POCA excludes the court’s jurisdiction).
Called 1998; QC 2019; Recorder 2018.
COMBAR, Chancery Bar Association, Financial Services Lawyers Association.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 4
Nicholas Medcroft KC – Fountain Court Chambers ‘Nick is a class operator. He has great attention to detail, is client friendly and really knows his stuff. Further, his advocacy is very good – measured and perfectly pitched to the mood of the tribunal.‘(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3 (Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3