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St John's Buildings

Chambers of Sally Harrison QC

24A-28 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Fax:
Fax 0161 835 3929
DX:
728861 MANCHESTER 4
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield

David Berkley QC

Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Email:
Web:
stjohnsbuildings.com/people/david-berkley-qc
St John's Buildings (Chambers of Sally Harrison QC)

Work Department

Company and Commercial
Banking, Finance and Insolvency
Property and Private Client
ADR and Mediation
Sport, Media and Entertainment Law

Position

General Commercial Litigation is the primary area of practice with an emphasis on major trial work.

Music Litigation: David Berkley QC has developed a niche in this area. His famous clients have included Gary Barlow of Take That!; Granada Television; Stone Roses’ management; and several well-known Manchester bands.

Considerable expertise and experience in contentious security and receivership issues; civil and criminal fraud trials; directors’ disqualification work.

Frequently advises in and acts on behalf of professional clients in partnership disputes including those relating to solicitors and accountancy professional practices.

Considerable expertise and experience in commercial Landlord and Tenant matters and frequently advises property clients in relation to renewals and reviews.

Qualified Mediator (College of Law credited) and willing to act as Arbitrator in commercial dispute. Member of the Commercial Law Panel of ADR Chambers.

Career

Called 1979; Middle Temple; commercial litigation assistant Halliwell Landau 1978-1979; deputy district judge 1999; recorder (civil) 2000; frequent lecturer having conducted seminars in-house at Herbert Smith, Freshfields and other leading City firms. Has been closely associated with Nottingham Law School; the National Institute for Trial Advocacy; and a guest lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Qualified mediator (College of Law credited) and willing to act as arbitrator in commercial disputes. Member of the Commercial Law Panel of ADR Chambers.

Languages

Hebrew.

Education

Manchester Jewish Grammar School; Gateshead Talmudical College; Manchester University.

Leisure

Books, Talmud, music and art.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading silks

David Berkley QC - St John's BuildingsNoted for his expertise in directors’ disqualification matters.

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