Chris de Beneducci > Chambers of Mark Warwick QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Warwick QC
Selborne Chambers
10 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3AA
England

Position

Having been called to the Bar in 2015, Chris has quickly built a busy and varied practice across Selborne’s areas of specialisation. Chris prides himself on helping his clients to resolve disputes in a practical, user-friendly, and cost-effective manner.

His work focuses on disputes involving property law (including landlord and tenant), commercial law (including professional negligence and insurance claims), and insolvency law (both corporate and personal). He is also very happy to accept instructions in the fields of company and probate/private client law. Recent cases include appearing as junior counsel for the successful appellant in the high-profile property fraud appeal in P&P Property Ltd v. Owen White and Catlin LLP & anor [2018] EWCA Civ 1082. He has also been instructed on a major piece of multi-jurisdictional litigation stemming from the collapse of an international investment bank.

In addition to providing drafting and advisory services, Chris regularly appears as sole counsel in the High Court, the County Court, and the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). As an advocate, Chris is equally comfortable conducting trials or making interim applications, including for urgent injunctions.

As an undergraduate, Chris gained a double First in Classics from Magdalen College, Oxford. He then converted to law and was graded “Outstanding” in both Civil Litigation and Advocacy on the Bar Professional Training Course. Called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn, Chris was awarded the Inn’s prestigious Lord Mansfield scholarship during his legal training.

Career

Called 2015; Lincoln’s Inn. Prior to coming to the Bar, Chris gained experience of financial services at Citigroup Global Markets and Black River Asset Management.

Memberships

Property Bar Association.

Education

Magdalen College, University of Oxford: BA (Hons) Classics (1st). Kaplan Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation). University of Law: Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent).