Terence Mowschenson QC > Chambers of Michael Furness QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Michael Furness QC
Wilberforce Chambers


Terence is a chancery/commercial practitioner with extensive litigation and advisory experience in all aspects of financial and commercial matters. In particular, he has established an expertise and reputation in the fields of banking law, corporate finance and financing arrangements, civil fraud and asset recovery, company law (including shareholders agreements and disputes, stock exchange trading and broking), financial services (including disciplinary matters), insolvency, insurance, partnership and joint ventures, professional liability, and trusts (both commercial and private) including breach of trust. Terence has been admitted in the BVI and called to the East Caribbean Bar.


Qualified 1977, Middle Temple; QC 1995; assistant recorder 1998; recorder 2000; part-time chairman Financial Services and Markets Act Tribunal 2001; deputy High Court judge 2003; part-time chairman Pensions Regulator Tribunal 2005; ADR mediator; Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1990; ad hoc admitted to the bars of Bermuda and Bahamas.


Barristers’ Benevolent Association (Chairman); Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association; International Bar Association; International Chamber of Commerce; London Court of International Arbitration; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Arbitratiion.


Peterhouse; Queen Mary College, University of London (LLB Hons 1975); Exeter College, Oxford (1976 BCL); FCI Arb (1989).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Company and partnership

(Company - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Terence Mowschenson QCWilberforce ChambersEasy to work with and makes himself available at short notice.

An ‘excellent set with all necessary levels of expertise in commercial areas‘, Wilberforce Chambers‘ members are instructed in all areas of company law, including financial assistance, shareholder disputes, and directors’ duties matters. Lexa Hilliard QCBobby Friedman, and 2019 silk James Bailey QC are advising a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll on the acquisition of the business and assets of the Force India racing team, in Re Force India (Formula 1). In another matter, Terence Mowschenson QC successfully acted for the claimant in Sky Stream Corp v Alexander Pleshekov; a dispute over the ownership of a 20% stake in Transaero Airlines.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Terence Mowschenson QCWilberforce ChambersA dream to work with.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Terence Mowschenson QCWilberforce ChambersProvided very clear and robust advice.

London Bar > Insolvency

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Terence Mowschenson QCWilberforce ChambersExcellent advocate who has a very good eye for detail and is thorough in his preparation.

London Bar > Offshore

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Terence Mowschenson QCWilberforce ChambersExcellent with clients and charming in court.