“The Legal 500 UK 2020 and Chambers UK 2020: a “first-choice chambers for commercial Chancery work”

October 11, 2019

Chambers is happy to report another successful year in The Legal 500 UK and Chambers UK.

Chambers UK reports that “4 Stone Buildings has attained an imperious standing in the market for both the depth of its expertise and the strength of its advocacy across the full gamut of chancery law…”. We have been ranked in 8 departments in Chambers UK, including a ranking in Band 1 for Chancery: Commercial. We have achieved 76 individual barrister rankings across our core practice areas, which include a number of new entries and improved rankings. Other highlights include praise for our client service (“The clerking is excellent”) and Robert Miles QC and Jonathan Crow QC having again been named as “Star Individuals” in several practice areas.

Ranked Departments

  • Banking and Finance
  • Chancery: Commercial
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Company
  • Financial Services
  • Fraud: Civil
  • Offshore
  • Restructuring/Insolvency

Our full profile can be found on the Chambers UK website here.

In The Legal 500 UK, we have been recommended as a leading set in 6 practice areas and described as a “first-choice chambers for commercial Chancery work.”

Leading Set rankings

  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Company and Partnership
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Fraud: Civil
  • Insolvency

Set Overview

A ‘first-choice chambers’ for commercial Chancery work, 4 Stone Buildings is a ‘go-to’ set for company, insolvency, and financial services disputes, with junior barristers who have ‘very sharp minds  ’ and are ‘uniformly good’. Andrew de Mestre QC took silk in 2019 strengthening chambers at the senior end. Led by senior clerk David Goddard, the clerking team is described as ‘responsive, helpful, user friendly, and commercially minded’. First junior Jason Doyle and clerks Ben Lashmar and Ryan Tunkel are highly regarded by instructing solicitors.

The full profile can be found on The Legal 500 UK website here.”