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Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC
XXIV Old Buildings
24 OLD BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3UP
England

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV OLD BUILDINGS



Is bright, has an impressive ability quickly get on top of his material and has a persuasive and forceful advocacy.

London Bar > Offshore

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



An extremely experienced QC who has seen just about every type of dispute under the sun.

London Bar > Insolvency

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



An extremely experienced silk who is well versed in offshore litigation and has seen just about every type of dispute under the sun.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



A talented and hardworking silk.

XXIV Old Buildings is ‘very competitive on rates‘ and ‘great on Chancery matters‘. The set fields an impressive range of barristers, and its junior silks are particularly well regarded by instructing solicitors. Members also have an excellent track record in offshore and trust matters, which inevitably feed into the fraud work. Steven Thompson QC and Hugh Miall are representing the defendant in the high profile Arcadia Petroleum & Ors v Bosworth & OrsStephen Moverley Smith QC and Alexander Pelling also had signficant roles in RAK Investments v Bestfort Development.

London Bar > Company and partnership

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



He is an extremely experienced QC who is well versed in offshore litigation and has seen just about every type of dispute under the sun.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



Has an excellent manner with clients and is very good at general commercial work.

XXIV Old Buildings has an excellent reputation for acting on hard-fought offshore disputes, and is also a popular choice for commercial claims before the London courts. Recently, several members, including Alan Steinfeld QC  and Edward Cumming QC, acted on Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited (in liquidation) and others v Conway & others, while Stephen Moverley Smith QC and Hugh Miall acted on Société Générale v Goldas, a dispute relating to gold bullion consignments.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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Stephen Moverley Smith QC



XXIV Old Buildings



Guided the case through the Commercial Court with astonishing aplomb.