Andrew Sutcliffe > Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC Offices
3 Verulam Buildings
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Principal areas of practice are commercial and business law (including banking, financial services and commercial fraud), intellectual property (copyright, breach of confidence, music, film and television disputes generally), professional negligence, company law/insolvency, conflict of laws and information technology. Major cases include Spice Girls v Aprilia; Hadley v Kemp (Spandau Ballet case); Brighton v Jones (Stones in his Pockets case); Taylor v Rive Droite Music; Saab v Saudi American Bank/JDRP; Precis v Mercer; Oyston v Royal Bank of Scotland; Appleyard v Cheltenham & Gloucester BS; Bank of Scotland v Singh.
Called 1983; Recorder 2000; QC 2001; deputy High Court judge NE Circuit 2004; acts as arbitrator and mediator (CEDR-accredited) in commercial and IP matters.
COMBAR; LCLCBA; LCIA; PNBA.
Winchester College, Worcester College, Oxford (MA); president Oxford Union 1981.
London Bar > Professional negligenceWithin: Leading Silks -
London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)Within: Media and entertainment - Leading Silks -
London Bar > Fraud: civilWithin: Leading Silks -
London Bar > Commercial litigationWithin: Leading Silks -
London Bar > Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeitureWithin: Leading Silks -
3 Verulam Buildings has a solid track record representing the National Crime Agency in civil recovery proceedings. Andrew Sutcliffe QC and Anne Jeavons successfully acted for the agency in the case of National Crime Agency v Nuttall, involving the recovery of assets worth £6m, which were found to be the proceeds of a money laundering scheme.