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Maitland Chambers

Partnership

3 ranked barristersBand 2London (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Maitland Chambers offers outstanding capability in partnership disputes and partnership-related matters. The set is often instructed by law firms, financial services clients, property developers, and family partnerships, among other clients. Its members are to be seen in some of the most high-profile cases in the market. Examples include Reuben v Ruimy, a high-profile partnership dispute involving some of the world’s wealthiest property developers, and Tillman v Lloyds Bank & Better Capital LLP, a case involving the entrepreneur behind the Jaeger fashion house.

Client service:

Senior clerk John Wiggs is praised for his client-centric approach: "He will find someone no matter what." The clerks are described as "outstanding."

Strengths:

Alec McCluskey
Acts extensively in both domestic and international partnership disputes, often representing individual partners or the creditors of partnerships. He is frequently instructed in matters concerning family partnerships or conflicts between the partnership laws of different jurisdictions. Referees praise him for his client-centric approach.
"Immerses himself in the details of the case and is very easy to deal with." "He is user-friendly, very pragmatic and highly commercial."
Recent work: Acted for Stuart Strange in Strange v Strange, a partnership dispute between members of a family farming partnership.

Strengths:

Catherine Newman QC
A highly experienced commercial chancery silk with an extensive record of involvement in high-value partnership disputes, particularly those with a strong commercial or financial element. She also regularly advises solicitors' firms on contentious, or potentially contentious, issues such as team moves and changes.
"Clients find her to be fantastic as she is so practical and pragmatic. " "She is all over the detail of every inch of the case." "Those that instruct her have enormous confidence in her judgement and abilities."
Recent work: Acted in Destiny Investments v TH Holdings Limited, a case concerning a quasi-partnership in relation to a hotel valued at approximately half a billion pounds.

Strengths:

David Mumford QC
Specialises in the litigation or arbitration of partnership-related disputes arising in a commercial context, including matters involving LLP structures. He is also well versed in partnership disputes involving property development. He frequently handles both litigation and arbitration.
"Very engaged and knows what he is doing. He provides exactly what the client wants and needs."
Recent work: Appeared in Reuben v Ruimy, acting for well-known French property developers in defence of two claims brought by David and Simon Reuben (the British entrepreneurs and reputedly the 60th wealthiest individuals in the world), who alleged a joint venture to develop commercial properties in Romania and Germany.

Partnership

Maitland Chambers

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7 Stone Buildings

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3SZ

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Partnership


Catherine Newman QC
Band 3
David Mumford QC
Band 2

Juniors

London (Bar)

Partnership


Alec McCluskey
Band 3