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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

Peter Cranfield

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

Position

Barrister specialising in professional indemnity (including claims against accountants, architects, brokers, financial advisers, solicitors, surveyors and valuers), project finance and energy law, telecommunications, the law relating to pensions and pension schemes, banking and building society law, company law and corporate insolvency, charges and other security documents, financial services, partnership, agricultural law (including EU aspects), general Chancery and commercial litigation and advisory work; cases include: Faulks v Faulks (1992); Brown v Tiernan (1992); Moodie v IRC; Sotnick v IRC (1990-93); Barclays Bank v Layton Lougher & Co (1996); Meat and Livestock Commission v Manchester Wholesale Meat and Poultry Ltd (1996); R v Secretary of State for the Environment and Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, ex p Standley; R v Same, ex p Metson (1997); Mercantile Credit Co Ltd v Fenwick (1997); Adams v Lancashire County Council and BET Catering Services Ltd (1997); UCB Bank Plc v David J Pinder Plc and Lovell White Durrant (1997); Barclays Bank v Weeks, Legg & Dean (1998); Mercantile Credit Co Ltd v Speechly Bircham (1999); R v Secretary of State for the Environment and MAFF, ex p Standley and Metson (1999), (ECJ); J Rothschild Assurance Plc v Collyear (1999); Halifax plc v Ghadami (1999), (2000); Popek v National Westminster Bank plc (2002); Countrywide Assured Group plc v DJ Marshall & Ors (2002); Joiner v George (2002); S K Thakrar & Co v Suburban Property Co Ltd & Ors (2003), (2004); R (on the application of Middlebrook) v Agricultural Wages Board (2004); Alliance & Leicester Plc v Hussein (2004); Seb Trygg Liv Holding Aktiebolag v Manches & Ors (2005).

Career

Called 1982; publications: ‘Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents’, 5th edition, Vol 6; ‘Building Societies’ (with Timothy Lloyd QC, now Lloyd J); ‘Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents’, 5th edition, Vol 6, 2002 Reissue (with Matthew Parker).

Languages

French, German.

Education

Oxford University (BA); BCL.


London Bar

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

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