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Chambers of Christopher Pymont QC

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7 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7406 1200
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Fax 020 7406 1300
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326 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.maitlandchambers.com

Laurie Scher

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

Position

Specialises in many areas of business and property litigation. His recent workload includes contractual disputes, company and insolvency law, property law, trusts, wills and probate (including a high-profile forgery case), and professional negligence.

He has significant experience as a trial advocate, appearing alone and as part of a wider counsel team. His clients have remarked on his responsiveness, the clarity of his advice, and his ability to deal with tricky situations.

Notable cases include:
Patel v Patel [2017] EWHC 1588 (Ch)
Patel v Patel [2017] EWHC 133 (Ch)
David Halberstam and Shoshana Stern v Gladstar Ltd [2015] EWHC 179 (QB)
Blueco Ltd v BWAT Retail Nominee & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 154
Blueco Ltd v BWAT Retail Nominee & Ors [2013] EWHC 1135 (Ch)
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc v Crowborough Properties Ltd & Ors [2013] EWCA Civ 107
Bank of Scotland v Azam Qutb (Administrator of the Estate of Mona Qutb) [2012] EWCA Civ 1661
Richard Paul Thomas v David Jeffery, Joy Sweet, Gemma Sweet [2012] EWCA Civ 693
Afzaal Hussain, Mona Qutb (By her Litigation Friend Azam Qutb) v Bank of Scotland Plc [2012] EWCA Civ 264
Governor & Co Of The Bank Of Scotland v Afzaal Hussain & Mona Qutb [2010] EWHC 2812 (Ch)

Career

Called 2008; Middle Temple.

Member

Chancery Bar Association, Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School; Christ’s College Cambridge (BA first class); City University (2007 CPE, 2008 BVC outstanding).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Laurie Scher - Maitland Chambers ‘Responsive, technically excellent and also a team player.’

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading juniors

Laurie Scher - Maitland Chambers ‘Extremely sharp both in his advice and in the courtroom.’

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