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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
Email:
Web:
www.3vb.com

Christopher Symons QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation/arbitration particularly all aspects of insurance, reinsurance, professional negligence work, and actions for and against financial institutions. Now increasingly sitting as an arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations frequently involving insurance and reinsurance claims but also other commercial disputes. Insurance/reinsurance work includes actions by and against insurance/reinsurance companies, Lloyds etc and for insureds on behalf of their insurers. Professional negligence work includes actions for and against solicitors, barristers, accountants, insurance brokers, surveyors/valuers etc and disciplinary proceedings. Also practises in a wide range of other financial and other commercial disputes. Court work includes acting for company directors in major litigation.

Career

Called 1972; QC 1989; deputy High Court judge; bencher Middle Temple; member of Irish, Northern Ireland, Gibraltar and Brunei Bars; formerly junior counsel to the Crown (common law).

Education

Clifton College; University of Kent (BA law).


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Christopher Symons QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsOne of the best arbitrators around, he demonstrates sound judgement and issues awards promptly.

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