Here we recognise 22 silks and 11 juniors for their outstanding ability in company and partnership law, representing individuals and entities.
Most highly regarded
Erskine Chambers receives five listings this year.
James Potts QC is a “very clever silk” and “always a delight to deal with”. Sources highlight his impressive ability to always “have the ear of the judge”.
Michael Todd QC continues to impress market commentators with his exceptional work and extensive experience of company law.
The “extremely clever” Andrew Thompson QC stands out as “a very noteworthy name to know” in the market. Peers are “very impressed” by his deep knowledge of company law.
Serle Court sees four silks recognised in this chapter.
John Machell QC is “in a league of his own”, thanks to his outstanding work in company and partnership disputes.
The “excellent” Daniel Lightman QC is lauded for his “deep knowledge of company law”. One source notes: “He is the cleverest barrister I have ever worked with and the most assiduous.”
Maitland Chambers also receives for listings here.
Matthew Collings QC is well known for his practice as an advocate and arbitrator in both national and international company law disputes.
Mark Cunningham QC is an accomplished advocate with a stellar reputation in company disputes and corporate insolvency proceedings.
Paul Girolami QC is a distinguished figure in company law, singled out as a “first-class silk”.
Rebecca Stubbs QC receives plaudits for her tremendous understanding of company, insolvency and restructuring law.
Robin Hollington QC of New Square Chambers garners plaudits for his formidable expertise in company and insolvency law and related litigation.
Alan Steinfeld QC of XXIV Old Buildings is endorsed for his experience in the field, and counsels on company and insolvency law for a wide-ranging clientele including Lloyds TSB.
Ten Old Square’s Jeremy Callman is a highly regarded junior and a go-to advocate for partnership disputes.
Jonathan Gavaghan is highly skilled in arbitration matters, and has built up an impressive practice in the partnership field.
Roderick I’Anson Banks at Partnership Counsel is highly commended for his “extensive and authoritative knowledge of the area”, with one impressed peer noting that he “knows everything about partnership law”. Sources also value his “enthusiasm” and “the speed of his turnaround of work”.
The “highly intelligent” Dominic Roberts of St Philips Chambers impresses with his “tremendous ability to understand, grasp and turn around all situations”. He is credited with “superb analytical skills” and “excellent knowledge of corporate law”.
One Essex Court’s Abra Bompas is a “dedicated, enthusiastic and very proactive” junior. She is “a pleasure to work with” and “a very tenacious advocate who does not leave any stone unturned”.
Tiran Nersessian at 4 Stone Buildings is renowned for his “commercial diligence and initiative”, as well as his “clear and concise advice and willingness to suggest different strategies”.