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Chambers of Keith Rowley QC

11 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7831 0081
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Fax 020 7405 2560
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319 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.radcliffechambers.com

Dov Ohrenstein

Tel:
Work 020 7831 0081
Email:
Web:
www.radcliffechambers.com/barrister/dov-ohrenstein/
Radcliffe Chambers (Chambers of Keith Rowley QC)

Position

Dov Ohrenstein’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in the following areas: Chancery (commercial): banking, companies, guarantees, insolvency, mortgages; Chancery (traditional): fiduciaries, Inheritance Act, partnerships, trusts, wills and probate; Commercial: contracts including sale of goods and agency, consumer law, credit and hire agreements, employment (including confidentiality agreements, restraint of trade); Professional Negligence: including solicitors’ and accountants’ negligence; Property: landlord and tenant, property torts, real property.

Career

Called 1995; Gray’s Inn.

Significant Cases include:

Blindley Heath Investments Ltd v Peter Bass (2015) EWCA Civ 1023, [2014] EWHC 1366 (Ch) (Shareholder pre-emption agreement, estoppel, refusal of registration of share transfer), [2016] EWCA Civ 548 (costs, Bullock orders); Exsus Travel Ltd & Others v James Turner & Anor [2014] EWA 1331 (Directors' duties, evidential and legal burden of proof on the taking of an account, limitation periods on an account); Norwood v Nabai, ChD, LTL 27/5/2014 (Contempt of Court for breach of freezing order, custodial sentence); Hawkes & Telerate Ltd v County Leasing Asset Management & Others LTL 21/10/11 (Company Restoration and Limitation Override Order, section 1030 CA 2006); United Vending Ltd v Desai [2011] EWHC 919 QB (assignment, administration, bailment); Immingham Storage Co Ltd v Clear Plc [2011] EWCA Civ 89 (contract formation, offer and acceptance); Lui v Chong [2010] EWCA Civ 398 (assents, bare trusts, gifts, intention and beneficial interests); Basinghall Finance PLC v Butler [2009] EWCA Civ 1262 (mortgages, assignment, securitisation, privity, Consumer Credit); Summers v Kitson [2006] EWHC 3655 (Ch) (rectification of deeds of appointment); Clement Johnson v Estate of Harrington Johnson [2006] EWHC 2568, LTL 21/9/07 (wills, knowledge and approval).

Publications: ‘The Civil Court Practice 2016 (‘The Green Book), co-author of the ‘Companies’ section; Halsbury’s Laws, ‘Limitatation Period’, Co - Author of ‘Money’; ‘Butterworths Law of Limitation’, co-author of the ‘Equity’ section. Contributor to Law Society Gazette’s ‘Chancery Update’, Journal of International Business & Finance Law, New Law Journal and Commercial Litigation Journal.

Languages

Spanish.

Member

Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Wellington College; Selwyn College, Cambridge (MA).

Leisure

Rowing, Quintin Boat Club.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Dov Ohrenstein - Radcliffe ChambersThe complete package, his drafting and advocacy is excellent.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Dov Ohrenstein - Radcliffe ChambersHe thinks laterally and creatively to find solutions and achieve his clients’ objectives.

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