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XXIV Old Buildings

Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC

24 OLD BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3UP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
Fax:
Fax 0870 460 2178
DX:
307 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.xxiv.co.uk
Geneva, London

Stuart Adair

Tel:
Work 020 7691 2424
Email:
XXIV Old Buildings (Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC)

Position

Stuart has an extremely successful commercial chancery practice which focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, shareholder disputes and claims against directors, insolvency and fraud. He is a specialist advocate who is particularly effective in the context of highly contentious litigation in which his forensic cross-examination skills prove most valuable and effective. In addition to appearing in the English courts, Stuart has been called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands and regularly appears in international arbitrations.

Career

Prior to the Bar Stuart served for 10 years as a British Army officer; called 1995, Inner Temple; co-author of Blackstone’s ‘Guide to the Companies Act 2006’.

Languages

French (fluent).

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers’ Association; International Bar Association; Insol International; R3; American Bar Association.

Education

University of Exeter (LLB).

Leisure

Open water swimming


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‚Äė An incredibly safe pair of hands who never lets you down. ‚Äô

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‚Äė A fearless lion fighting for the client; he stands his ground. ‚Äô

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‚Äė He has the ear of the judge no matter who his opponents are. ‚Äô

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‚Äė A fearless lion fighting for the client and standing his ground. ‚Äô

Within: Insolvency

XXIV Old Buildings has members dealing with all aspects of international and domestic insolvency law. Multiple members, including Alan Steinfeld QC and Edward Cumming QC, are acting in Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited (in liquidation) and others v Conway & others. Stuart Adair is acting in Orexim Trading Limited v Mahavir Port and Terminal Limited, while, in Caymen Island proceedings, Robert Levy QC is acting for the liquidators in Re Caledonian Insurance.

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