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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, company law, insolvency, fraud, breach of trust and asset tracing. He is a specialist advocate who is particularly effective in the context of highly contentious litigation. It is here that his excellent 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, served 10 years as British Army officer; called 1995, Inner Temple; co-author of Blackstone’s ‘Guide to the Companies Act 2006’ and a contributor to Tolley’s ‘Insolvency Law’.

Languages

French (fluent).

Member

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

Education

University of Exeter (LLB).

Leisure

Open water swimming


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‘Very commercially minded, no nonsense and practical, he is a brilliant advocate.’

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‘A brilliant advocate who is quick on his feet and exudes confidence.’

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‘Quick on his feet and exudes confidence – always calm, composed and natural in court.’

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Stuart Adair - XXIV Old Buildings ‘He is eloquent and fully engages with the judge.’

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