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UK Bar 2023
London (Bar) Chancery: Commercial
Band 2

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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)
Band 2

XXIV Old Buildings is highly regarded for its expertise in complex cases arising in offshore jurisdictions, earning praise from instructing solicitors who say: "It is clear they're one of the leading sets in this area." The set's members undertake a wide range of commercial chancery matters, and are frequently instructed in high-value commercial litigation, especially civil fraud and insolvency disputes. The team is also well versed in commercial matters involving elements of professional negligence, trusts and partnership law, drawing on the set's established strengths in these areas.

Client service

"The clerks are excellent. They deal with queries quickly and are commercial in terms of fees, trying to reach an agreement which satisfies all parties."

"The clerking team, particularly James Ladbrook, is exceptional. James is responsive and commercial, he is easy to work with and goes out of his way to help."

"The clerks have a very helpful and hands-on approach."

Paul Horsfield leads the clerking team, which also includes, amongst others, Perry Brown, who is "exceptionally easy to deal with and knows how to build up good relationships."