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Old Square Chambers

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC

10-11 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7269 0300
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 1387
DX:
1046 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.oldsquare.co.uk
Bristol, London
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC), James Chegwidden, London, ENGLAND

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James Chegwidden

Tel:
Work 0207 269 0300
Email:
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC)

Position

James’s practice encompasses civil and commercial work, employment law, and regulatory and public law. He brings to his practice a wide range of domestic and international experience, having worked as a lawyer in London, Strasbourg and also the Commonwealth (Australia) and in delegations to the United Nations. He has been involved in numerous defining cases under the Human Rights Act 1998 and he acts for a range of corporate clients, charities and individuals. James acts for a number of banks, insurance firms, corporate and government clients and individuals in a range of employment law disputes in the High Court and County Court. Parties for whom James has appeared regularly include the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB and Zurich Insurance. He also represents a wide variety of claimants and respondents in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and the High Court. James has acted both for defendants and for government agencies in financial crime, fraud claims, proceeds of crime and customs actions and has advised in relation to civil actions for the recovery of unlawful gains. James maintains a strong practice and background in public and human rights law. He has been involved in numerous cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal and House of Lords/Supreme Court concerning the Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention of Human Rights.

Career

Called 2008. Attorney General’s Panel for Civil Litigation (List C); Crown Prosecution Service Appointee to Specialist Asset Forfeiture Unit

Languages

French, Polish and German

Education

University of Oxford, BCL, University of Sydney, LLB (Hons).


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James Chegwidden - Old Square Chambers ‘ His written arguments are excellent and he has a way of marshalling complicated issues with tremendous force. ’

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