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St John's Chambers

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2 ranked barristersBand 1Western (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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The barristers at St John's Chambers offer significant expertise in a variety of company law matters, including unfair prejudice petitions and shareholder disputes. The barristers also have considerable experience in breach of warranty claims, breaches of fiduciary duty cases and trade secrets disputes. The members advise a range of domestic and international clients. Sources note that the barristers at St John's Chambers have "strong skills and expertise."

Client service:

"The clerking team is excellent and very approachable. They are quick to come back to you." Practice manager Rob Bocock heads the clerking team.

Strengths:

James Pearce-Smith
Has a broad practice, spanning commercial litigation, company disputes and insolvency cases. He draws on his experience as a commercial litigation solicitor as well as handling traditional chancery work. He is noted for his expertise in professional negligence cases. He is particularly adept at handling shareholder disputes and claims involving share purchase agreements.
"He has really strong analytical skills."  "He provides clear and client-friendly advice."
Recent work: Acted for a defendant in claim for over £1 million in damages for deceit and breach of warranty arising on the sale of shares in a waste management company.

Strengths:

John Dickinson
Recognised for his wide-ranging practice which includes chancery work and commercial litigation, with a specialism in company disputes. He advises on breach of company registration issues, warranty claims and shareholder disputes as well as professional negligence cases.
"He's very thorough and very good with finance. From a legal standpoint, he is methodical and thorough." "He is extremely good on details; no matter how many boxes or lever arch files you throw at him, he can cut through and give you a summary."

Company

St John's Chambers

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Location

101 Victoria Street

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS1 6PU

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James Pearce-Smith
Band 2
John FH Dickinson
Band 2