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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC
Maitland Chambers

Living Wage


Andrew is a real estate and commercial chancery specialist.  His practice focuses on all forms of property and property-related disputes; breach of duty claims against professionals, directors and other fiduciaries; claims about the ownership and recovery of assets (including fraud claims); company disputes; claims involving securities and financial products; commercial contract disputes; and valuation issues. He has a reputation for effective advocacy, depth of analysis, approachability, and being well attuned to clients’ commercial aims and sensitivities. He advises and assists clients both within the UK and internationally, and has provided evidence as an expert on English law.  He is the Chair of the Bar Council of England and Wales for 2018.


Qualified 1991, Silk 2011.


Chancery Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Property Bar Association; COMBAR; Financial Services Lawyers’ Association.


Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, Elstree; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

Within: Leading Silks -

Andrew Walker QC

Maitland Chambers

He has an experienced grasp of the commercial imperatives.

London Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

One of the top Chancery sets’, Maitland Chambers is ‘a really first-class professional chambers’ with ‘great strength and depth’ in commercial disputes and arbitrations, as well as being a leading stable for trusts and probate specialists and having ‘a good reputation’ in charity law. The set’s barristers are described as ‘proactive and turn work around quickly with follow up responses being timely and of an excellent standard’. In chambers news, Andrew Walker QC returned to practice following tenure as chair of the Bar Council. Solicitors are impressed by the clerking team, which is thought of as ‘helpful, communicative, proactive, charming, and professional’. Senior clerk John Wiggs and deputy senior clerk Robert Penson are ‘among the best in the business’. In a recent addition to the clerking team, Luke Irons joined as deputy senior clerk from The 36 Group. Offices in: London