James Ayliffe > Chambers of Michael Furness QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Michael Furness QC
Wilberforce Chambers
8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QP
England

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration across a wide range of fields including banking, company, insolvency, financial services, pensions, professional negligence, real estate and trusts.

Career

Called 1987, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2008; qualified mediator.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR (Commercial Bar Association); Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Property Bar Association; Member of the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.

Education

New College, Oxford (BA Hons Politics, Philosophy and Economics 1st Class); City University, London (Dip Law distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Property litigation

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James Ayliffe QC



Wilberforce Chambers



Understands the need to bring the client along with him in the direction of his advice.

London Bar > Professional negligence

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James Ayliffe QC



Wilberforce Chambers



He is experienced.

London Bar > Offshore

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James Ayliffe



Wilberforce Chambers



Well liked by onshore firms.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

Within: Leading Silks -

James Ayliffe QC



Wilberforce Chambers



A great QC to have in a crisis, and is more than willing to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in.