The company law team at St Philips
Chambers has established an excellent
reputation for the expertise it offers across a
range of contentious and advisory work
Chambers UK
The company law team at St Philips
Chambers has established an excellent
reputation for the expertise it offers across a
range of contentious and advisory work
Chambers UK

Members of St Philips Stone’s Company & Partnership Team are all barristers with specialist knowledge and experience in company and partnership law. Members of the Team have experience in both contentious and non-contentious company and partnership law and regularly advise on legal issues arising in transactions and corporate restructuring, as well as advising and representing parties in litigation.

Company Law

The work undertaken by members of the Team includes:

  • Shareholder disputes, including Derivative Claims, Unfair Prejudice Petitions and Just and Equitable Winding Up
  • Directors’ duties
  • Personal claims relating to company registers, meetings, removal of directors, takeover offers and ‘squeeze-out’ and ‘sell-out’ rights
  • Share warranty claims
  • Company formation and incorporation of existing partnerships and businesses
  • Drafting and changing articles of association and shareholders’ agreements
  • Capital Reductions and Reorganisations
  • Rights issues, share allotments and transfers
  • Schemes of Arrangement and Restructuring 
  • Takeovers, mergers and acquisitions
  • Directors’ disqualification

Members of the Team are instructed on behalf of companies, their shareholders and directors, in matters involving both public and private companies, from members of the FTSE 100 to single shareholder-director companies. They are instructed by solicitors in private practice and in-house lawyers. They are also regularly instructed by accountants, and several accept instructions directly from companies, directors and shareholders in relation to matters suitable for public access instructions.

"St Philips Chambers [has] ... many strong individuals and a breadth of expertise'. The set primarily acts in shareholder and director disputes but is equally respected for its work on corporate restructuring and schemes of arrangement." - Chambers UK 2016 - Company

"The company law team at St Philips Chambers has established an excellent reputation for the expertise it offers across a range of contentious and advisory work." - Chambers UK 2015 - Company

Partnership

Members of the Team have substantial experience in contentious and non-contentious partnership law.  This includes:

  • Drafting of partnership agreements and LLP members’ agreements
  • Representation and advice relating to retirement
  • Representation and advice relating to expulsion
  • Representation and advice relating to dissolution 
  • The proper construction of partnership and LLP Members agreements.  
  • Obtaining urgent injunctive relief
  • Post-trial accounts and inquiries.  
  • Representing parties in confidential arbitrations relating to partnership and LLP disputes
  • Acting as arbitrators in confidential partnership disputes.  

A number of members of the Team are former solicitors who are able to bring a particular insight to disputes partnership and LLP disputes relating to the legal profession.

Contact Clerks

  • Birmingham | Tel: 0121 246 7010
  • London | Tel: 020 7440 6900
  • Leeds | Tel: 0113 244 6691

Barristers List

Company & Partnership Barristers

    • John Randall QC
    • Year Of Call: 1978
    • Silk: 1995
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
    • Full profile >
    • Avtar Khangure QC
    • Year Of Call: 1985
    • Silk: 2003
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Ed Pepperall QC MCIArb
    • Year Of Call: 1989
    • Silk: 2013
    • Tel:
    • Full profile >
    • James Morgan QC
    • Year Of Call: 1996
    • Silk: 2017
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Simon Clegg
    • Year Of Call: 1980
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2096
    • Full profile >
    • David Stockill
    • Year Of Call: 1985
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7042
    • Full profile >
    • Colin Wright
    • Year Of Call: 1987
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Sandra Bristoll
    • Year Of Call: 1989
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2089
    • Full profile >
    • Sean Kelly
    • Year Of Call: 1990
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0113 394 7412
    • Full profile >
    • Dominic Happé
    • Year Of Call: 1993
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Andrew Charman
    • Year Of Call: 1994
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
    • Full profile >
    • Ravi Aswani
    • Year Of Call: 2000
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Mark Jones
    • Year Of Call: 2000
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Paul J Dean
    • Year Of Call: 2001
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2092
    • Full profile >
    • Matthew Weaver
    • Year Of Call: 2002
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Tom Whitehead
    • Year Of Call: 2002
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Robert Mundy
    • Year Of Call: 2008
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2076
    • Full profile >
    • Kate Rogers
    • Year Of Call: 2009
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Thomas Steward
    • Year Of Call: 2011
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Dominic Roberts
    • Year Of Call: 2011 Solicitor: 1997
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2061
    • Full profile >
    • Katie Longstaff
    • Year Of Call: 2013
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • William Hooper
    • Year Of Call: 2014
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Oberon Kwok
    • Year Of Call: 2014
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • Daniel Webb
    • Year Of Call: 2015
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
    • Full profile >
    • James Garnier
    • Year Of Call: 2015
    • Silk:
    • Tel: +44 (0)20 7440 6900
    • Full profile >

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