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New Square Chambers is widely respected for its solid company law practice, and houses a number of highly rated specialists who are well equipped to act in both transactional and litigious capacities. Barristers at the set exhibit demonstrable capabilities in schemes of arrangement, breach of duty claims and unfair prejudice claims, among a number of other matters. The set has recently been involved in a large unfair prejudice petition concerning Compound Photonics.
Client service: "The clerks are very good and efficient, and come back to you straight away. The set is very well run." Phil Reeves is the head of clerking.
David Eaton Turner
A respected senior junior with an impressive company practice, who is often called upon to handle high-stakes shareholder disputes and directors' duties cases. He also demonstrates strength in reorganisations of capital and insolvency work, as well as in matters concerning securities and asset recovery.
Strengths: "David is very approachable and will go the extra mile in not only answering the question that has been asked but identifying and answering the question that ought to have been asked."
Robin Hollington QC
A leading company and insolvency litigator with over 35 years' experience in the field. He regularly acts for both institutions and individuals in a wide range of cases, both domestically and offshore. His deep knowledge of unfair prejudice issues is the subject of much praise. His cross-border practice is active in the BVI, Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands.
Strengths: "Effective, diligent, supportive and insightful."
Recent work: Advised on a high-profile unfair prejudice case concerning Compound Photonics.
A highly experienced company law barrister with a strong international practice, who has experience of appearing unled in court in the Bahamas, the Isle of Man and the BVI. He also has experience in arbitration proceedings, and those before the Supreme Court.
Strengths: "He will come at a piece of drafting from every possible angle. He's a man who has great command of the law and the detail in a case."