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Chambers of Michael Furness QC

8 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7306 0102
Fax:
Fax 020 7306 0095
DX:
311 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.wilberforce.co.uk

Iain Pester

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Wilberforce Chambers (Chambers of Michael Furness QC)

Position

Iain’s practice covers both general commercial and chancery litigation and advisory work, with a particular focus on the following:

  • all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency (including director disqualification proceedings)
  • shareholder, partnership and joint venture disputes
  • civil fraud, including obtaining and responding to interim injunctions (freezing injunctions, search orders and orders preserving information in electronic form), and claims based on tracing, knowing receipt, dishonest assistance, breach of fiduciary duty, deceit and conspiracy to defraud as well as bringing and defending committal applications
  • professional negligence (solicitors, accountants and financial advisors)
  • disputes relating to jurisdictional challenges and choice of law

Career

Call: 1999


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain Pester - Wilberforce ChambersAn excellent lawyer who instinctively knows what will play out well and what will irritate a court.

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Company and partnership

Within: Company - Leading juniors

Iain Pester - Wilberforce ChambersVery analytical and thorough in his approach, good client handling skills and skilful advocate.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain Pester - Wilberforce ChambersTremendously commercially minded and hugely respected.

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Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain Pester - Wilberforce ChambersVery analytical and thorough in his approach, good client handling skills and a skilful advocate.

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