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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

John Brisby QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in litigation and advice in the fields of company and commercial law, insolvency and restructuring, financial services, civil fraud, asset recovery, and international trusts. Over the years, John Brisby has been extensively involved in heavy litigation arising out of large-scale corporate collapses, such as Barlow Clowes, British and Commonwealth, Maxwell, BCCI, Barings, Railtrack, Enron and Lehmans. Recently, he has been involved in major litigation relating to LIBOR fixing, and also litigation and arbitrations relating to disputes originating from the former Soviet Union. On the corporate side, he has been involved in some of the leading cases dealing with the rights of minority shareholders; while on the financial services side, he has acted on behalf of the regulators and also on behalf of their members (particularly insurance companies) dealing both with disciplinary and advisory matters. John Brisby has appeared in well over 100 reported cases, and has recently appeared in the courts of Bermuda, the Bahamas and the DIFC in Dubai.

Career

Called 1978, Lincoln’s Inn, bencher 2005; member Executive Committee of the British-Bulgarian Legal Association; trustee and co-founder ‘Friends of Bulgaria’ a UK registered charity founded in 1991 sending humanitarian aid to Bulgaria; appointed QC 1996; appointed deputy high court judge 2004.

Member

Chancery Bar Association and Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR).

Education

Westminster School; Scholar, Christ Church, Oxford (1977 MA); Mansfield Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsCombines intellectual rigour with a passion for his client’s case.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHighly respected – a good team player and popular in the BVI.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company – Leading silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe leads in shareholder disputes.

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Financial services

Within: Financial services – Leading silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsA good all-rounder.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsSomeone I’m always pleased to have fighting for my clients.

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Insolvency

Within: Insolvency – Leading silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsA good all-rounder.

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