Company Law

Legal 500 UK Bar, 2023

4 Stone Buildings has ‘carved out a place in the market where it is known for quality‘ and has been a regular fixture at the top of the company law litigation market for a number of years. Head of Chambers George Bompas KC continues a renowned practice involving both advisory work and heavyweight litigation and dispute resolution for a wide range of clients. Jonathan Crow KC was instructed in Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Azitio Holdings Ltd, a substantial case at the appellate level involving complex allegations of deceit, issues of causation, and disputes over choice of law. Orlando Fraser KC, Hermann Boeddinghaus KC and Eleanor Holland have continued to act in Ma v Incredible Power Limited and others in the BVI, which has now progressed to that jurisdiction’s Court of Appeal.

‘Some excellent practitioners, especially at the very top. Carved out a place in the market where it is known for quality.’

‘The go to set for all company and shareholder disputes.’

‘Responsive, have a wide range of experience and personable and talented barristers.’

‘The set is excellent across the board for chancery company / commercial work. The junior barristers are good value for money and punch above their weight.’

‘They are one of the leading sets for commercial litigation.’


‘David Goddard is brilliant. Ben Lashmar is a senior clerk in waiting.’


Tier 1
George Bompas KC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘His strengths are many, although the key one is the provision of sound, well-thought out commercial advice.’
John Brisby KC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘He’s a fighter and not afraid to ruffle feathers or be unpopular: he has the ear of the court.’

Tier 4
Andrew de Mestre KC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘The man’s a legend. Strong attention to detail and genuine care with clients.’

2021 SILKS
Hermann Boeddinghaus KC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Hermann is an excellent advocate who never misses a detail.’


Tier 1
Christopher Harrison – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Impressive attention to detail and knowledge of company law.’

Tier 2
Tiran Nersessian – 4 Stone Buildings ‘His expertise and experience in relation to company directors disqualification proceedings is invaluable.’

Tier 3
Gregory Denton-Cox 
– 4 Stone Buildings ‘He knows company law inside out, is ruthlessly well prepared and knows exactly how to read the court.’
Paul Greenwood – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Excellent analytical skills, tactical awareness and drafting qualities.’
James Knott – 4 Stone Buildings ‘He is very clear in his advice, provides well supported and reasoned solutions.’

Tier 4
Alexander Cook – 4 Stone Buildings ‘He is a brilliant advocate, being extremely quick on his feet and immaculately prepared.’
Tom Gentleman – 4 Stone Buildings
Alastair Tomson – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Very commercial and pragmatic in his advice. Sees the bigger picture clearly and offers excellent strategic input.’

Tier 5
Donald Lilly – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Donald is a first rate senior junior.’
Anna Markham – 4 Stone Buildings


Emma Horner – 4 Stone Buildings ‘Emma combines a grasp of the detail and relevant issues with an ability to place this within the wider strategy.’
Zara McGlone – 4 Stone Buildings