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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC

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7 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SZ, ENGLAND
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Thomas Grant QC

Tel:
Work 020 7406 1200
Email:
Maitland Chambers (Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial chancery, professional negligence and real estate litigation. Recently instructed in: Bank of Scotland v Forrester [2014] 2P&CR DG19 (trusts); Re Estate of Platon Elenin [2014] CA (confidential information); Santander v RA Legal [2014] EWCA Civ 183 (breach of trust); Aeroflot v Berezovsky [2014] EWCA Civ 20 (enforcement of foreign judgments); Gorbunova v Berezovsky [2013] EWHC 76 (Ch) (£300m freezing order); In re Tobian Ltd [2013] BCC 98 (unfair prejudice); In re Annacott Holdings Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 119 (share buy-out); Zinda v Bank of Scotland Plc [2012] 1 WLR 728 (leading decision on mortgage possession orders); Milsom v Ablyazov, [2012] Lloyd’s Rep FC 98 (privilege against self-incrimination); Scullion v Bank of Scotland [2011]1 WLR 3212 (CA) (valuer’s duty of care); Rok Plc v S Harrison Group Ltd [2011] All ER (D) 02 March (share sale/notification clauses); Everton Football Club v Sail Group [2011] EWHC 126 (QB) (agency, breach of warranty of authority); Irish Response Ltd v Direct Beauty Products [2011] EWHC 37 (QB) (discharging freezing order/search order/conspiracy); Football Club v Sail Group [2011] EWHC 126 (QB) (breach of warranty of authority); JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2010] EWHC 1779 (Comm); [2010] EWCA Civ 1141 (interim receivership); Hexstone Holdings v AHC Westlink Ltd (2010) 32 EG 62 (break clauses); Platform Home Loans v Bank of Scotland [2009] 2 WLR 1016 (warranties in professional negligence cases); Clarke v Murphy [2009] 22 EG 118 (CS) (building scheme); Menolly v Cerep (2009) 125 Con LR 75 (share sale agreement/estoppel); Skype v Joltid (2009) (ownership of Skype source code); Sectorguard pic v Dienne pic [2009] EWHC 2693 (Ch) (breach of confidence/contempt); London Allied Holdings Ltd v Lee [2007] All ER (D) 25 (Ritz Hotel fraud claim); Multiplex Constructions v Cleveland Bridge (UK) [2006] 98 Con LR 1 (Wembley stadium litigation).

Career

Qualified 1993; Silk 2013; Middle Temple. Publications of note: numerous articles published; co-editor of Civil Fraud (Sweet & Maxwell, forthcoming); co-editor of ‘Lender Claims’ (Sweet Maxwell, 2010); contributor to ‘Solicitors’ Negligence and Liability’ (2012).

Languages

Working knowledge of French.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Colchester Royal Grammar School; Bristol University (BA First Class (Hons)); City University (Diploma Law (Distinction)).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Thomas Grant QC - Maitland ChambersVery hands-on and proactive, he very quickly gets on top of the detail and has a great rapport with clients.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks

Thomas Grant QC - Maitland ChambersTenacious, very clever, strong in court and sensitive to clients' priorities.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Thomas Grant QC - Maitland ChambersVery strong in court.

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