Sophie Mallinckrodt > 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
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Barrister with general commercial practice, including banking, insurance, financial services, insolvency, company law and professional negligence.


Called 1999; former solicitor with Slaughter and May (admitted 1996).


German and French.


MA (Cantab); Thomas Cassel Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn) 1999-2000.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Sophie Mallinckrodt3 Verulam BuildingsA smart, team-player.

3 Verulam Buildingsoffers unbelievable strength in depth, brilliant clerking and has some of the best barristers in the financial services sector‘. Members are praised for their ‘very substantial regulatory and commercial experience‘, while the set as a whole is also commended for having ‘organised some great seminars and training events‘. The chambers fields several silks and juniors who are regularly called upon for their regulatory expertise, including Rory Phillips QC, who, alongside Robert Purves and Sophie Mallinckrodt, advised the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on the Ring Fencing transfers for Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC, and Santander banks. On the contentious side, Hodge Malek QC and James Potts have been advising ICAP on LIBOR rigging investigations launched by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Sophie Mallinckrodt3 Verulam BuildingsNoted for cases involving financial services professionals.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Sophie Mallinckrodt3 Verulam BuildingsHard working and efficient – a very strong team player.