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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

Adrian Beltrami QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial law, banking law, insolvency, sale of goods, commercial fraud and professional negligence; particularly accountants, surveyors and solicitors; cases include: BCCI v Price Waterhouse [1997, 1998]; Electra v KPMG [1998]; Box v Barclays Bank [1998]; Middle Temple v Lloyds Banks [1999]; Thyssen v Thyssen [1999-2001]; Grupo Torras v Al-Sabah [2001]; BCCI v Bank of America [2003]; TXU [2004]; JPMorgan v Springwell [2004-2008]; Real Estate Opportunities Ltd v Aberdeen Asset Managers [2005-2007]

Career

Called 1989; Queen’s Counsel 2008; publications: author of ‘Contributory Negligence: A Viable Defence for Auditors’ 1990 in Lloyd’s Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly; principal contributor to ‘Banking Litigation’ (2005).

Education

Cambridge University (MA); Harvard University (LLM).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Adrian Beltrami QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsThe leading advocate for banking litigation at the bar.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Adrian Beltrami QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsBrilliant and at the height of his powers – has a fantastic sense of what the court is likely to decide.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Adrian Beltrami QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsA leading advocate for civil fraud work; he has great credibility with judges.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Adrian Beltrami QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsAt the height of his power.

Within: Insolvency

3 Verulam Buildings is ‘a top-quality set’ that is ‘well clerked and full of brilliant barristers’. Boosting the set’s presence in the insolvency space, Ian Wilson QC took silk in 2018. Members are involved in a number of stand-out insolvency matters, including Phones 4u Limited v Vodafone Group, FCA v Asset Land and Marme v RBS. Adrian Beltrami QC continues to act for Lehman Brothers Holdings in the on-going ‘waterfall’ disputes.

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