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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC
Maitland Chambers
7 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SZ
England

Living Wage

Position

Barrister specialising in Chancery and commercial litigation, involving any kind of dispute about real property, insolvency, companies, and commercial agreements. Reported cases include: Reynard v Fox (duties of trustees in bankruptcy to bankrupts); Tuke v JD Classics (major fraud case on sale of classic cars); Koza v Akcil (on when UK courts should refuse to recognise foreign corporate receivers on public policy and human rights grounds); Khakshouri v Jimenez (commercial fraud in sale of Charlton Athletic FC); Ivey v Genting (cheating at gambling); Re Frontsouth (defective appointment of administrators); Quickdraw v Global Live Events (breach of trust and debentures); Bonham v Fishwick (trustee exemption clauses); Mission Capital v Sinclair (derivative claims); Cabvision v Feetnum (appointment of administrative receivers under 2002 Act regime); Elite Business Systems v Price (holding out in partnership law); Nexus Communications v Lambert (common law and equitable election); Daido Asia Japan v Rothen (liability of company directors for deceit); Meara v Fox (liability of accountants for breach of fiduciary duty).

Career

QC 2020; Called 1995; Inner Temple; barrister in private practice since 1996.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Education

King’s College, Taunton; University of Edinburgh (1988 MA Hons First Class); University of Cambridge (1993 PhD).

Leisure

Sailing, mountain walking, creative writing.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(2020 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Siward Atkins QCMaitland ChambersCommercially astute, he provides sound strategic advice and is able to think outside of the box. He is great with clients. Go to counsel for heavyweight disputes..