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Enterprise Chambers

Commercial Dispute Resolution

4 ranked barristersBand 1North Eastern (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Enterprise Chambers is a leading commercial set whose barristers are active in a wide variety of cases. Members are routinely instructed in litigation concerning breach of contract, business ownership and trust disputes, and related areas including commercial real estate and insolvency.

Client service:

"The clerks are helpful and brilliant, quick to respond and eager to go the extra mile if you need it." "Very good level of service. Always willing to assist." Joanne Caunt is the set's senior clerk in Leeds.

Strengths:

Cristín Toman
Experienced junior commercial barrister who concentrates on representing defendants in complex, high-value proceedings. She has a broad practice, and acts in breach of directors' duties cases and partnership and professional negligence claims, among other disputes.
"She's quite amazing all in all."

Strengths:

Duncan Heath
A popular counsel for commercial instructions. He regularly appears in breach of contract claims and shareholder disputes, as well as mandates involving property and professional negligence.
"Duncan is first class and a pleasure to deal with; he is both extremely approachable and technically excellent." "A good advocate, and solicitors who instruct him will always be pleased."
Recent work: Acted for Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in defence of a breach of contract claim over advertising placement.

Strengths:

Hugo Groves
A solicitor-turned-commercial barrister who has a particular aptitude for company and insolvency law. He handles a diverse variety of disputes, including breach of directors' duties cases, and has considerable knowledge of pensions and taxation matters.
"He's a very established advocate." "He's the insolvency guru in the North."
Recent work: Acted for the bankruptcy trustee in a case to determine the ability of an Irish pension policy to vest an English bankruptcy.

Strengths:

Kelly Bond
Highly regarded junior with substantial expertise in commercial and corporate disputes involving banks and other financial services groups. She receives particular praise for her strength in insolvency and partnership law and has further expertise pertaining to professional negligence and real estate.
"Highly diligent, fantastic with clients and a great sounding board for solicitors. Has the ability to be tenacious where necessary."

Commercial Dispute Resolution Department

Enterprise Chambers

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Department location

43 Park Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 2NP

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Juniors

North Eastern (Bar)

Commercial Dispute Resolution


Cristín Toman
Band 2
Duncan Heath
Band 2
Hugo Groves
Band 1
Kelly Bond
Band 2