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Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC

GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 8479
DX:
331 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.3vb.com

John Jarvis QC

Tel:
Work 020 7831 8441
Email:
3 Verulam Buildings (Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC)

Position

Commercial work, specialising in banking law both domestic and international, including drafting of banking documentation. Arbitration, business law, commercial fraud, company law, financial services, intellectual property, international trade, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, private international law, professional negligence; cases: Lehman [2010]; Moulin (HK) [2010]; Wing Fai (HK) [2010]; HSBC v Esquire (HK) [2008]; Base Metals [2004]; Etridge [2001]; Dubai Aluminium [2001]; Polly Peck v Stoy Hayward [1998]; Grupo Torras [1998]; Re: BCCI SA [1996]; Ian Maxwell before the Select Committee (televised); Barclays Bank v O’Brien [1993]; Wadha Bank v Arab Bank [1993]; Arrows [1993].

Career

Called 1970; QC 1989; deputy High Court judge; Recorder; chairman of the Commercial Bar Association 1995-97; co-author of ‘Lender Liability’ 1993; contributing author of ‘Banks, Liability and Risk’ (2nd edn 1995); international editor of ‘Journal of Banking and Finance – Law and Practice’; writer of several articles on banking law for the Journal of International Banking & Finance.

Languages

French.

Education

Cambridge University (MA).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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John Jarvis QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsHe has a very broad range of experience, particularly in finance, fraud and insolvency matters.

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Commercial litigation

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John Jarvis QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsFast, quick to cut through to the nub of a matter, and energetic.

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Fraud: civil

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John Jarvis QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsExtremely versatile and is able to apply his experience across a wide range of different subject areas.

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Insolvency

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John Jarvis QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsAside from his formidable intellect, he has seen it all and done it all many times before, so nothing phases him.

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