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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC
Maitland Chambers

Living Wage


Commercial litigation and arbitration lawyer, with a strong Chancery background. Best known for heavy and international business disputes. Also enjoys a long-standing practice in more traditional Chancery areas, including trusts, estates, insolvency and real property. Extensive experience of jurisdictional / conflict of laws issues; and applications for injunctive relief.


2006 Called to the Bar,  Inner Temple (Princess Royal Scholar, Sir Stephen Chapman Scholar).
2018 Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


hartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR; Insolvency Lawyers’ Association; Commercial Fraud Lawyers’ Association; Young International Arbitration Group; ICC Young Arbitrators Forum.


MA in Classics, University of Oxford (Congratulatory First, various academic prizes); CPE, City University (Commendation, Tort Law Prize); BVC, Inns of Court School of Law (Outstanding, Van Der Hayden Prize, OUP Advocacy and Procedure Prize).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Thomas MunbyMaitland ChambersA standout senior junior.

With a ‘very deep bench‘ of barristers, Maitland Chambers provides ‘a number of very good juniors‘ and ‘some excellent silks‘ who ‘are all a pleasure to deal with‘. Members standout for their experience in major commercial Chancery disputes, often with a fraud or offshore element. Members have also seen action on several major Russia and CIS-related claims. Head of chambers Christopher Pymont QC  and Thomas Munby represented UC Rusal Plc in its dispute with Crispian Investments Ltd, while Pymont and Benjamin John acted for Vitaly Orlov and Tugushev v Orlov and Others.

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Thomas MunbyMaitland ChambersHe is exceptionally bright, and brings a depth of technical analysis to any case on which he is instructed.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Thomas MunbyMaitland ChambersHighly recommended.