George Bompas QC > 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

Areas of practice: company (including shareholder disputes), insolvency, banking, insurance, financial services and regulatory, arbitration and professional negligence and chancery/commercial litigation.  Sits as an arbitrator.

Career

Called 1975 Middle Temple (bencher of Lincoln’s Inn 2002); QC 1994;; Junior Counsel (Chancery) to the DTI 1989-94; Deputy High Court Judge 2003. Ordinary Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Guernsey & Jersey (2014).  LCIA arbitrator.

Recent cases include: representing the appellant in the Marex Financial Ltd v Sevilleja appeal to the Supreme Court (reflective loss, on appeal from [2019] QB 173), Bott & Co Solicitors v Ryanair [2019]1 WLR 3375 (solicitors’ lien), and Global Gaming Ventures [2018] EWCA Civ 68 (company law and receivership).

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association and COMBAR. Called to the Bars of the DIFC and the British Virgin Islands, and for specific cases to the Bars of Trinidad and Tobago and the Cayman Islands.  LCIA arbitrator

Education

Scholar Oriel College, Oxford (1974 BA & 1976 MA: Jurisprudence (1st) & Classical Honour Mods (1st)).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

George Bompas QC4 Stone BuildingsA hugely capable and experienced silk, he has enormous experience across a wide range of corporate and Chancery matters.

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

George Bompas QC4 Stone BuildingsHe is calm and brilliant.

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

George Bompas QC4 Stone BuildingsHe is extremely knowledgeable in company and insolvency law, as well as highly intelligent and creative.