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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Paul Marshall

Cornerstone Barristers - London

Paul Marshall - Cornerstone Barristers
  • 2-3 Gray's Inn Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC1R 5JH

Profile submitted by Paul Marshall

Practice Areas

Commercial and financial services law (including fraud and money laundering), company law. Abbey Forwarding Ltd (in liquidation) and Anr. v Hone and Ors. (No3) [2014] Ch 309, [2014] 3 WLR 1676, (successful appeal on damages on the cross-undertaking for freezing injunctions); Swain and Ors v Swains plc and Ors. [2015] EWHC 660 (Ch) (successful claim for undervaluation of shares (breach of mandate) and unlawful means conspiracy). In February 2015 he gave a talk as part of the Bar panel at the Institute of Finance in Frankfurt in a joint seminar with the Deutscher Anwaltverein with its Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bank-und Kapitalmarktrecht: “Current cases and regulatory approaches to financial mis-selling in England and Germany”.

Professional Memberships

ChBA, COMBAR, IBA, MClArb., Society for Advanced Legal Studies, Financial Services Lawyers Association.


Magdalene College Cambridge, BA 1990; London School of Economics, BSc (Econ) 1983; Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, commissioned Royal Artillery 1978, Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, 1991;


Recent articles: [2014] 11 JIBFL 679 Crestsign v Natwest and RBS [2014] EWHC 3043 –‘Humpty Dumpty is broken: unsuitable and inappropriate swaps transactions’; [2015] 1 JIBFL 11 Bailey and Anr v Barclays Bank plc [2014] EWHC 2882 ‘Novating mis-sold swaps: the poverty of narrowly contractual’ analysis'. Butterworths Corporate Law Service (Editorial Board) Company Law. Atkin's Court Forms Vol 35, Sale and Supply of Goods and Services, Editor. Atkin's Court Forms Vol 18 (1), Equitable Remedies, Editor. A Practical Approach to UK Money Laundering Law and Practice, 3rd Ed. 2015 City & Financial Publishing.