Mr Andrew de Mestre KC > Chambers of George Bompas KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Bompas KC
4 Stone Buildings
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3XT
England

Work Department

Commercial litigation and arbitration with particular emphasis on civil fraud and asset recovery; financial services and banking including CMBS and other securitisation disputes; insolvency and company law including proceedings under the Insolvency Act 1986, directors’ duties, unfair prejudice petitions and other shareholder disputes.

Position

Commercial litigation and arbitration with particular emphasis on civil fraud and asset recovery; financial services and banking including CMBS and other securitisation disputes; insolvency and company law including proceedings under the Insolvency Act 1986, directors’ duties, and shareholder disputes.

Recent cases include: Banca Generali v CFE (Suisse) [2022] EWHC 1450; Re Bulb Energy [2021] EWHC 3735; GEHC v Gray [2021] EWCA Civ 123 and [2020] EWCA Civ 1668; Travelport v WEX [2020] EWHC 2670 (Comm); Stanford International Bank Plc v HSBC Bank Plc [2020] EWHC 2232; Deutsche Trustee Co Ltd v Duchess VI CLO BV [2020] EWCA Civ 521; Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Plc [2019] UKSC 50, [2019] 3 WLR 997; Hosking v Apax Partners LLP [2019] 1 WLR 3347; Re Peak Hotels and Resorts Ltd [2019] 1 WLR 2145; Playboy Club London v BNL SA [2018] UKSC 43; BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Ltd v LBG Capital No.1 Plc [2016] UKSC 29.

Publications: Contributor to OUP’s ‘Annotated Companies Acts’; Butterworths Journal of International Banking & Finance Law.

 

Career

Queen Mother Scholar of Middle Temple. Called March 1998. Joined 4 Stone Buildings in October 1998. QC in 2019

Languages

French.

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association (Main committee; Chair pro bono sub-committee).

Education

Sherborne School, Sherborne; Magdalene College, Cambridge (MA).

Personal

Educated at Sherborne School, Dorset and Magdalene College, Cambridge (MA).

Leisure

Sports, particularly cricket (including representing the Bar at the Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup).