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Chambers of George Bompas QC

LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3XT, ENGLAND
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John Brisby QC

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

Position

John Brisby is a seasoned litigator, with substantial experience of heavy trials in the Chancery Division, the Commercial Court and foreign jurisdictions such as Bermuda, Bahamas, Nevis, BVI; and is known as a formidable cross-examiner in court. He enjoys working with other people, and is a good team player. 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 and Enron. More recently, he has been involved in major litigation and arbitrations relating to disputes originating from the former Soviet Union and China, and also in litigation resulting from the Madoff collapse and from the LIBOR fixing scandal. On the corporate side, he has been involved in some of the leading cases dealing with the rights of minority shareholders; whilst 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 over 130 reported cases.

John Brisby QC was awarded Chancery Silk of the Year at the 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards.

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: Leading Silks

John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsOutstandingly clever with a compelling court style and a pleasure to work with.

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Commercial litigation

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John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsA seasoned litigator with a good strategic sense.

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Company and partnership

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John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe is a seasoned litigator with a good strategic sense.

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Financial services regulation

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John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsProactive and creative in his thinking.

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Fraud: civil

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John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsClear in his delivery of advice but always cognisant of the client's ultimate goal.

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Insolvency

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John Brisby QC - 4 Stone BuildingsHe is clear in his delivery of advice but always cognisant of the client’s ultimate goal and provides his advice in context.

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