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FOUNTAIN COURT, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 3335
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Fax 020 7353 0329
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5 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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London, Singapore

Stuart Ritchie QC

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7583 3335
Email:
Fountain Court Chambers (Fountain Court Chambers)

Position

Barrister (Queen’s Counsel) specialising in commercial litigation, civil fraud, employment (directors and senior executives), LLP and partnership and arbitration.  Practice is domestic and international.


Since taking silk in 2012 he has acted in a number of high profile commercial disputes, appeared twice in the Privy Council and has given expert evidence on English commercial law.

Core practice areas are: commercial contract disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty by directors, senior employees, LLP members, agents and joint venturers, civil fraud and disputes concerning team moves and employee competition.

Career

Called 1995; Silk 2012; Bencher of Middle Temple; accredited commercial mediator; advocacy trainer.

Publications:

Joint author of Fiduciary Duties: Directors and Employees (with Andrew Stafford QC) Jordans 2nd Ed (2015). Contributor to Gore-Brown on Companies (Special Release). Author of practice note on injunctions (for PLC). 

Languages

French, German.

Member

COMBAR; Chancery Bar, ELBA, PNBA, LCLCBA.

Education

Christ Church, Oxford (1993 BA Hons Modern Languages French and German); 1994 Graduate Diploma of Law.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Stuart Ritchie QC - Fountain Court ChambersSuperb advocate and all-round lawyer, with a charming manner.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Stuart Ritchie QC - Fountain Court ChambersHis legal analysis is superb and his judgement excellent.

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