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Chambers of George Bompas QC

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 7907
DX:
385 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.4stonebuildings.com

Robert Miles QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 5524
Email:
4 Stone Buildings (Chambers of George Bompas QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in company and commercial litigation, corporate insolvency; commercial and financial fraud; banking; oil and gas. Among prominent cases: Ecclestone; Maxwell; the BCCI affair; Barings; Equitable Life; Lehman; Madoff; Greek, Irish and Icelandic banking crises.

Career

Called 1987, Lincoln’s Inn; called to the Bar of the BVI and to the Bars of Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Seychelles and the Isle of Man for specific cases; QC 2002; Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn; deputy high court judge.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR).

Education

Christ Church, Oxford (1984 BA; 1986 BCL).


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsA real star, probably top of this tree at present.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsVery calm and measured in court, so when he criticises the other side it is all the more impactful.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsSpecialises in complex corporate and commercial disputes and transactions.

Within: Company and partnership

First class in every single way’, 4 Stone Buildings is noted for its strong clerking culture and the quality of advice offered by its members. Expertise within the set covers all aspects of company law, which has become a real focus of its work. Multiple members continued their involvement in Autonomy v Dr Michael Lynch, while Robert Miles QC is acting for Kaupthing in Vincent Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton, Kaupthing and others. With a strong international practice, Jonathan Crow QC is instructed by Koza Altin on its Court of Appeal hearing in Koza Ltd v Akcil.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsA class act, he takes on the most complex and challenging cases and masters them.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsAn excellent advocate and cross-examiner.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

Robert Miles QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe is a class act.

Within: Insolvency

4 Stone Buildings is singled out as ‘a strong, likeable set all the way from the clerks’ room to senior barristers’; while members ‘never fall short of sound legal knowledge and skill’. Multiple members are kept busy with aspects of the collapse of BHS. Tom Gentleman and Robert Miles QC are acting for a defendant in Robert Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton, Kaupthing & others.

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