Christopher Harrison > Chambers of George Bompas QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Commercial and chancery litigation; civil fraud; tracing and asset recovery; banking and finance; shareholder disputes; company law; insolvency and restructuring; director disqualification. Commercial and Chancery disputes lie at the heart of Christopher’s practice and he has wide-ranging experience in both the Commercial Court and the Chancery Division. He deals with all aspects of claims, recognising the importance in particular of interim steps such as injunctive relief in leading to a successful outcome. He has considerable trial experience. He has assisted many clients in successfully resolving their disputes by negotiated ADR procedures. His work often has an international dimension and he has worked with lawyers in many jurisdictions.

Career

Called to the Bar in 1988; Atkin Scholar of Gray’s Inn; Appointed as a Government Inspector to chair an insider-trading inquiry in 1996; Junior Counsel to the Crown, B Panel (1996-2003); Called to the Bars of the Cayman Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands for specific cases.

Publications:  OUP’s ‘Annotated Companies Legislation’, chapters on Shareholder Remedies (Derivative Claims and Unfairly Prejudicial Conduct) and Meetings

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge:  MA (Hons), First Class

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Christopher Harrison4 Stone BuildingsVery erudite and thorough to a tee.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Christopher Harrison4 Stone BuildingsHis advice is particularly polished.

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Christopher Harrison4 Stone BuildingsHis studied, cerebral manner conceals a hard edge to his approach.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Christopher Harrison4 Stone BuildingsVery thorough in his analysis, he gave clear pragmatic advice to the client and was a pleasure to work with.

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Christopher Harrison4 Stone BuildingsHe is a well-prepared and courteous advocate who presents a client’s case with care and articulacy.