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Chambers of John McDonnell QC

3 STONE BUILDINGS, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 4737
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 3896
DX:
52 London Chancery Lane
Email:
Web:
threestone.law

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Chancery set Three Stone – the amalgamation of 3 Stone Buildings and Thirteen Old Square Chambers – now has strength in depth and some very good juniors with β€˜specialist commercial knowledge’. Clerks and barristers are β€˜well aware of the needs of commercial solicitors and their clients’. Justin Brown is β€˜an excellent’ senior clerk who is ably supported by deputy senior clerk Gary Bateman. First junior clerks Bill Rice (β€˜approachable and knowledgeable – very keen to work with you to resolve issues and manage clients’) and Steve Anten (β€˜goes out of his way to help’) also deserve mention. Second junior clerk Frank Lee is β€˜practical and accommodating’ and β€˜very good at managing expectations and pressures of big and high value cases’, including those of an international nature. Offices in: London

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Market overview

Three Stone is well known for a range of commercial and Chancery cases, including ones with offshore elements, but also has had some involvement in Asian matters. Justin Brown is the senior clerk.

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London Bar

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜A smooth operator in court.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading juniors

Katherine Hallett - Three Stone β€˜She is quick witted, firm and always gauges the right tone.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insurance and reinsurance
Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜Acts across a range of insurance issues.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Offshore
Offshore – Leading silks

David Lord QC - Three Stone β€˜He appears in BVI and Cayman fund cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Sebastian Kokelaar - Three Stone β€˜He is a very good advocate with a great understanding of property litigation.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Public international law
Public international law – Leading juniors

Simon Olleson - Three Stone β€˜One of the real authorities in the law of state responsibility and maritime delineation.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Chancery set Three Stone – the amalgamation of 3 Stone Buildings and Thirteen Old Square Chambers – now has strength in depth and some very good juniors with β€˜specialist commercial knowledge’. Clerks and barristers are β€˜well aware of the needs of commercial solicitors and their clients’. Justin Brown is β€˜an excellent’ senior clerk who is ably supported by deputy senior clerk Gary Bateman. First junior clerks Bill Rice (β€˜approachable and knowledgeable – very keen to work with you to resolve issues and manage clients’) and Steve Anten (β€˜goes out of his way to help’) also deserve mention. Second junior clerk Frank Lee is β€˜practical and accommodating’ and β€˜very good at managing expectations and pressures of big and high value cases’, including those of an international nature. Offices in: London

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Commercial

Three Stone’s David Lord QC continues to handle work with offshore elements. In addition to China-related instructions, he is also active in Malay-speaking Asia; he continues to act for Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei in a dispute with the Brunei Investment Agency which has ran for over a decade.

Commercial – Leading silks

David Lord QC Three Stone β€˜Instructed in cases in the Malay-speaking world.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Market overview

Three Stone is well known for a range of commercial and Chancery cases, including ones with offshore elements, but also has had some involvement in Asian matters. Justin Brown is the senior clerk.

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