This year we recognise 23 silks and 15 juniors in the company and partnership market, for their outstanding work assisting entities and individuals in complex disputes.
Most highly regarded:
Erskine Chambers sees six silks highlighted here.
Michael Todd QC is recognised as “a real star” thanks to his adept handling of high-stakes company law disputes.
The “excellent” Andrew Thompson QC is lauded as a “fantastic advocate” with “deep knowledge of company law”.
James Potts QC is a top-tier silk with a strong reputation in company disputes.
Serle Court performs well with four standout silks nominated.
John Machell QC is lauded as an “absolutely superb partnership guru” who “deserves to be listed” for his “excellent practice”.
Daniel Lightman QC is an “incredibly hardworking and approachable advocate” who “has a constant eye on strategy and tailors solutions accordingly”.
Philip Jones QC garners plaudits for his significant experience resolving complex company and partnership disputes at home and abroad.
Lance Ashworth QC is a “go-to name for shareholder issues”. He is further commended for his first-rate work on cross-border company and insolvency disputes.
Maitland Chambers also receives four listings.
Matthew Collings QC is a leading silk who regularly represents a broad range of clients in company and insolvency cases.
Mark Cunningham QC is a highly sought-after silk, praised for his expansive knowledge regarding the full gamut of company and insolvency matters.
The “fantastic” Jonathan Crow QC at 4 Stone Buildings is the “best silk around” according to impressed peers who highlight his “exceptional work” in company law disputes.
Alan Steinfeld QC of XXIV Old Buildings garners widespread acclaim for his top-drawer work on a range of domestic and international company and partnership cases.
Ten Old Square is home to three juniors listed here.
Jeremy Callman is regarded as “one of the most hardworking barristers at the bar”. He is well known for his “comprehensive knowledge of partnership law” and “clear, proportionate and pragmatic advice”.
The “excellent” Naomi Winston comes highly recommended as a “genuine partnership specialist” with extensive experience in the field.
Jonathan Gavaghan stands out for his wealth of experience representing clients in high-stakes shareholder and partnership disputes.
Roderick I’Anson Banks of Partnership Counsel “literally wrote the book on partnership law” and “rightly belongs in any list of partnership specialists” thanks to his “encyclopaedic knowledge”.
Simon Jelf possesses a strong reputation for his significant know-how regarding medical partnerships.
Serle Court’s Jennifer Haywood is a renowned junior, recognised for her wide-ranging company and partnership practice.
At St Philips Chambers, Dominic Roberts regularly advises multinationals on the full spectrum of company law issues.