Richard Hill > 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

Litigation specialist focusing on commercial, capital markets and banking, insolvency, civil fraud and company litigation. In addition to his High Court practice he appears in international arbitrations and Courts in offshore jurisdictions. His work regularly features cross-border issues and involves large teams, often including team members from the US and other jurisdictions. Major recent cases: Autonomy Inc v Lynch & Anor; Sharp v Blank (Lloyds shareholders litigation); Khorafi v Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Ltd (DIFC Court);  Pinchuk v Bogolyubov; Constantin Meridien v Ecclestone; McKillen v Barclay & Ors; re Lehman Brothers International Europe (client money litigation); Re Titan Europe 2007-1 (NHP); Sinclair v Versailles Trade Finance Ltd.

Career

Called 1993, Gray’s Inn; junior counsel to the Crown (A panel) 2007-12. QC, 2012. Called to the Bar in the BVI and the DIFC

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR); Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (1st class Hons).

Leisure

Fell running, sailing.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading Silks -

Richard Hill QC



4 Stone Buildings



He is an extremely hardworking and energetic QC.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

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Richard Hill QC



4 Stone Buildings



Very well regarded for commercial Chancery disputes.

4 Stone Buildings has ‘excellent barristers across the board‘ with ‘very sharp minds combined with a user-friendly and commercially minded clerking team‘. For some, the set is often the ‘first-choice chambers for all commercial Chancery work‘ and boasts several superstar silks. Recent highlights include Autonomy Corporation v Dr Michael Lynch, in which Robert Miles QC, Richard Hill QC and Sharif Shivji are representing Dr Michael Lynch, and Al Khorafi v Bank Sarasin-Alpen (ME) Limited and others.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks -

Richard Hill QC



4 Stone Buildings



Leaves no stone unturned when it comes to assessing details and evidence and is usually thinking a step or two ahead of his opponents.

4 Stone Buildings houses a strong complement of highly experienced banking silks and juniors. The set can often be found on complex mandates, usually with an insolvency or regulatory bent. Notable cases included Singularis Holdings Limited v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited, in which Robert Miles QC and Andrew de Mestre QC represented the claimant, and Jonathan Crow QC the respondent. Richard Hill QCSharif Shivji and Alastair Tomson also represented the claimaint in Al Khorafi v Bank Sarasin-Alpen before the DIFC.