Richard Brent QC > Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC
3 Verulam Buildings
GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5NT
England
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Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial work, including banking law, insurance and reinsurance law etc, with a particular interest in European Union law, competition law, conflicts and international arbitration; cases include Petroleum Investment Company v Kautpan Holdings Co Ltd [2001] NewLawOnline 2011020403; Barclays Bank v Goff [2001] EWCA Civ 635 (banking); Pacific & General v Hazell and others (reinsurance) [1997] LRLR 65 and in the Court of Appeal; ICC arbitration in which the applicable law was general principles of international commercial law.

Career

Called 1995; former solicitor with Slaughter and May; former fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge; author ‘Directives: Rights and Remedies in EC and English Law’ (LLP, 2001); assistant editor (EC) ‘Encyclopaedia of Banking Law’; EC editor Butterworth’s Banking Law Update; contributing editor to Commercial Conflicts of Laws (newsletter); contributor to Moss, Fletcher, Isaacs eds ‘The Insolvency Regulation’ (2002); W Blair (ed) ‘Banks and Remedies’ (2nd ed 1999), Barling and Brealey (eds) ‘Practitioner’s Handbook of EC Law’ (1998); former visiting fellow, Centre for European Law, King’s College London; Leverhulme fellow 1999-2000.

Languages

German.

Memberships

COMBAR; Bar European Group.

Education

Cambridge University (MA); Oxford University (D Phil).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Richard Brent QC3 Verulam BuildingsHighly experienced across a broad range of financial services issues.