Mr Gregory Denton-cox > Chambers of George Bompas QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

  • Chancery: Commercial
  • Company Law
  • Commerical Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance
  • Fraud - Civil
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Offshore Litigation

Position

Gregory’s practice focuses on commercial and chancery litigation. He has particular experience in company law matters (including shareholder disputes and proceedings brought by liquidators), banking and financial products/derivatives litigation, civil fraud, trusts and other offshore disputes, and insolvency proceedings.  Notable recent cases include FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v Barclays Bank plc [2019] EWCA Civ 1361, BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Ltd v LBG Capital No 1 plc [2016] UKSC 29, Napier Park European Credit Opportunities Fund Limited v Harbourmaster Pro-rata CLO 2 BV [2014] EWCA Civ 984 and US Bank Trustees Ltd v Titan Europe 2007-1 (NHP) Ltd [2014] EWHC 1189 (Ch) (disputes concerning the construction of structured finance documentation), Benedetti v Sawiris & others [2013] UKSC 50 (quantum meruit and unjust enrichment), McKillen v Misland & others [2013] EWCA Civ 781 (shareholder dispute in relation to the ownership of the holding company of Claridge’s, the Connaught and The Berkeley hotels). He has also acted in a number of insurance business transfer schemes under Part VII of FSMA.

Career

Called 2000, Lincoln’s Inn; junior counsel to the Crown (C Panel) 2006-11. Contributor to Atkin’s Court Forms, companies volumes.

Memberships

COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

Shatin College, Hong Kong; University of Nottingham (1999 LLB Law with American Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Gregory Denton-Cox4 Stone BuildingsQuick, sharp and completely in control of the facts of the case. He has an excellent strategic sense and is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty.

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Gregory Denton-Cox4 Stone BuildingsGreg’s encyclopedic knowledge of the leading authorities and deep well of experience in company claims across the common law world, make him our go-to company law junior and undoubtedly a star of the junior company law bar.