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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

Richard Brent

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

Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial work, including banking law, insurance and reinsurance law etc, with a particular interest in European Union law, competition law, conflicts and international arbitration; cases include Petroleum Investment Company v Kautpan Holdings Co Ltd [2001] NewLawOnline 2011020403; Barclays Bank v Goff [2001] EWCA Civ 635 (banking); Pacific & General v Hazell and others (reinsurance) [1997] LRLR 65 and in the Court of Appeal; ICC arbitration in which the applicable law was general principles of international commercial law.

Career

Called 1995; former solicitor with Slaughter and May; former fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge; author ‘Directives: Rights and Remedies in EC and English Law’ (LLP, 2001); assistant editor (EC) ‘Encyclopaedia of Banking Law’; EC editor Butterworth’s Banking Law Update; contributing editor to Commercial Conflicts of Laws (newsletter); contributor to Moss, Fletcher, Isaacs eds ‘The Insolvency Regulation’ (2002); W Blair (ed) ‘Banks and Remedies’ (2nd ed 1999), Barling and Brealey (eds) ‘Practitioner’s Handbook of EC Law’ (1998); former visiting fellow, Centre for European Law, King’s College London; Leverhulme fellow 1999-2000.

Languages

German.

Member

COMBAR; Bar European Group.

Education

Cambridge University (MA); Oxford University (D Phil).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – 2017 silks

Richard Brent QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsMeticulous, extremely approachable and a consistently safe pair of hands.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – 2017 silks

Richard Brent QC - 3 Verulam BuildingsA highly rated junior silk for financial services regulation.

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