“A highly impressive set whose experienced members handle matters spanning the full spectrum of insolvency work, with a particular focus on contentious insolvency cases. Market commentators highlight the number of silk-level “big hitters” housed by the set, alongside its wealth of up-and-coming juniors whose practices are flourishing. 4 Stone Buildings is habitually called upon to advise the government on insolvency matters, and maintains a solid reputation for its strength in the associated field of company law. Its members are routinely sought after to tackle highly publicised international cases such as Enron, Yukos, Transocean and Elektrim.”

George Bompas QC
“Leading insolvency practitioner who is recognised for his expert handling of major, sophisticated insolvency disputes alongside his significant experience in ADR proceedings. He is regularly called upon to assist with international matters and multimillion-pound claims. George is obviously a very experienced and reputable silk. Any opinion from him will be worth its weight in gold. He’s in a league of his own.”

John Brisby QC:
“Has substantial experience advising in big-ticket litigation. He has appeared before the courts of the Isle of Man, Gibraltar and Bermuda, among others. He is very good at managing clients and coming up with novel legal arguments. At times, cases require a robust approach, which he is capable of providing. A formidable advocate and superb cross-examiner.”

Robert Miles QC:
“Renowned silk offering expertise across a full range of financial, corporate and commercial disputes. He remains a popular choice for an array of high-profile, big-ticket insolvency cases, with recent highlights including the Greek sovereign debt restructuring. He is consistently excellent and thinks outside the box. He’s a huge resource. Robert is a standout silk with a great intellect and good advocacy skills.”

Jonathan Crow QC:
“Manages a busy caseload, splitting his time evenly between commercial and public law litigation. He frequently appears in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and ECHR, and is singled out by market commentators as a persuasive advocate. He is a standout silk in this area. Fabulous on his feet.”

Richard Hill QC:
“Highly sought after by an array of clients for his extensive expertise in complex insolvency disputes and for his specialist insight into various forms of ADR. His established restructuring and insolvency practice is further complemented by deep knowledge across the areas of civil fraud, commercial and company law. Excellent on the detail and easy to deal with, along with being straightforward and giving practical advice. Faced with a particularly knotty problem, he’s your man.”