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

All of our team members have 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 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

We 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. Our members are instructed by solicitors in private practice and in-house lawyers. They are also regularly instructed by accountants. 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  - 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

Partnership

Our team has 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 
  • 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 our members are former solicitors who are able to bring a particular insight to disputes partnership and LLP disputes relating to the legal profession.

Barristers List

Company & Partnership Barristers

    • John Randall QC
    • Year Of Call: 1978
    • Silk: 1995
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
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    • Avtar Khangure QC
    • Year Of Call: 1985
    • Silk: 2003
    • Tel: 020 7440 6900
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    • 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
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    • David Stockill
    • Year Of Call: 1985
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7042
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    • Andrew Charman
    • Year Of Call: 1994
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
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    • Robert Mundy
    • Year Of Call: 2008
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2076
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    • Gavin McLeod
    • Year Of Call: 2010
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
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    • Kirsty White
    • Year Of Call: 2011
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
    • Full profile >
    • Dominic Roberts
    • Year Of Call: 2011 Solicitor: 1997
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 2061
    • Full profile >
    • Mark Grant
    • Year Of Call: 2015
    • Silk:
    • Tel: 0121 246 7000
    • Full profile >

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