Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution: The set is able to call on a wide range of expertise and experience both in providing first-class advice and representation in arbitrations and mediations and in acting as arbitrator / mediator / expert.
Banking & Finance: Loan agreements, mortgages and charges, guarantees, other forms of security, retail banking, consumer credit, syndicated lending, asset/ project finance, asset tracing, preservation and recovery, insolvency issues, professional negligence claims against those advising lenders.
Commercial: Including agency, civil / commercial fraud, confidentiality, construction, contract, energy, joint ventures, partnerships, and telecommunications.
Company: Shareholder disputes, section 994 petitions, derivative actions, share and business sale agreements, breach of warranty disputes, shareholder agreements, financial assistance, directors’ duties, disqualification of directors, conduct of meetings, restoration of companies to the register, OEICs, corporate insolvency, accounting / auditing negligence.
Financial Services: Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, FCA enforcement and disciplinary proceedings, unit trusts, OEICs and other collective investment schemes, mis-selling claims, Financial Ombudsman Service cases, professional negligence claims in the financial services field, insolvency of investment firms.
Intellectual Property & Information Technology: Brand protection and enforcement, designs and copyright, patents and trade secrets, computer contracts and other commercial agreements, databases, data protection, privacy law, EU competition and International law.
Insolvency: Liquidation, administration, receivership, CVAs, bankruptcy, IVAs, asset tracing, preservation and recovery, avoidance of transactions defrauding creditors, disclaimer of onerous property.
International & Offshore: The nature of the work conducted overseas is varied and often high profile, reflecting the broad spectrum of work which members of Chambers undertake - including trust litigation, company and commercial law, property and intellectual property disputes.
Pensions: Trust law, regulatory and tax issues arising in connection with occupational pension schemes and other employment-related trusts.
Private Client, Trust & Taxation: Contentious and non-contentious litigation involving private trusts and trusts in a wider commercial context both in the UK and worldwide; drafting, advice on administration and construction; taxation of trusts, personal tax and estate planning (including offshore tax planning) and tax litigation.
Professional Liability: Of accountants, actuaries, auditors, company directors, financial advisors, insurance brokers, investment managers, barristers, solicitors, surveyors and trustees and construction-related professional negligence.
Property: Commercial and residential landlord and tenant law, property-related insolvency, proprietary estoppel, property finance and mortgages, restrictive covenants, easements and profits, property-related torts and questions of title, and the sale and registration of land.
Regulatory & Associated Law: Financial services, professionals, sport, utilities, transport, environmental and planning.