Miss Jennifer Newstead-Taylor > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Jennifer Newstead Taylor specialises in Business and Property with a specific emphasis on Insolvency, Tax and Commercial Litigation.

Jennifer has a wide range of advisory and advocacy experience in both personal and corporate insolvency.

Corporate Insolvency setting aside statutory demands, contested winding up petitions, injunctions restraining presentation and/or advertisement of petitions, transaction avoidance, s.216 applications (prohibited names), administration orders and extensions of administration orders and directors disqualifications.

Personal Insolvency bankruptcy orders following failed IVAs, contested bankruptcy petitions, annulment applications, suspensions of discharge, bankruptcy restriction orders, orders for possession and sale and transaction avoidance.

Jennifer conducts interim and final MTIC tribunal hearings and successfully represented the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in the case of:
H S Tank & Sons Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2012) [2013] UKFTT 777 (TC)

She also undertakes VAT tribunal hearings on substantive issues and costs.

Jennifer’s commercial practice involves advisory and advocacy work across all aspects of the commercial arena. Jennifer regularly acts in contractual disputes ranging from banking disputes, the sale and supply of goods, construction contracts, debt and consumer credit.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Jennifer Newstead-Taylor – 18 St John Street Chambers

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jennifer Newstead-Taylor – 18 St John Street Chambers  ‘Jennifer is always very well prepared and has a good eye for detail. She has a very calming and measured approach to cases, as well as superb insight into difficult legal problems.’

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Company and insolvency

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Jennifer Newstead-Taylor – 18 St John Street Chambers ‘Jennifer is knowledgeable and approachable. She is not daunted by cases with difficult issues and limited prospects.’