Financial Services

Legal 500 UK Bar, 2022

At 4 Stone Buildings, members have established strength in representing clients before the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Regulatory Decisions Committee. Charles Marquand is singled out for his expertise in advising a client base of major banks, funds and brokers. At silk level, Sharif Shivji QC, Jonathan Crow QC  and John Brisby QC have solid track records in acting for defendant-side clients and regulatory bodies, including the FCA, in significant regulatory actions.

Leading Silks

Jonathan Crow QC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘ He is a consummate advocate: exceptionally clever, always perfectly prepared, and his submissions are beguiling. 
Ranked: Tier 2

John Brisby QC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘ A very bright silk, who is a great strategist and tactician and a very effective advocate. 
Ranked: Tier 3

2020 Silks

Sharif Shivji QC – 4 Stone Buildings ‘ A very strong new silk. His advice is commercially savvy and he is very accommodating with clients. ’

Leading Juniors

Charles Marquand – 4 Stone Buildings ‘ He has an outstanding memory for technical detail, and is also very commercial in his approach. ’
Ranked: Tier 1

Alastair Tomson – 4 Stone Buildings ‘ A junior who is great at taking the time to understand the problem from the client’s point of view. ’
Ranked: Tier 3