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XXIV Old Buildings

Partnership

3 ranked barristersBand 2London (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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XXIV Old Buildings is a set that offers a strong bench of partnership practitioners on both the contentious and non-contentious sides. Its members act for financial services clients, property developers and traditional family-owned partnership structures, among others, and have particular strength in partnership cases in offshore jurisdictions. Members here are noted for their "commercial, level-headed approach."

Client service:

Paul Horsfield heads up a clerking team that is regarded as being "efficient, friendly and effective."

Strengths:

Alan Steinfeld QC
Alan Steinfeld QC commands tremendous respect as one of the London Bar's most active and redoubtable commercial and chancery silks, being particularly well known for his handling of partnership matters with a strong commercial or financial services aspect. He regularly acts in complex partnership issues considered in the courts of a number of British offshore territories.
"Alan is brilliantly good, very bright and an accomplished all-rounder." "He is a formidable courtroom performer who impresses judges greatly." 

Strengths:

Elspeth Talbot Rice QC
Elspeth Talbot Rice QC is noted for combining a formidable courtroom presence with widely admired clarity of thought when dealing with especially complex and highly contentious partnership matters. Her experience covers the full range of partnership types, and she has particular familiarity with issues affecting commercial, financial services or family-owned structures.
"She's a fiery, passionate advocate who is super bright: the complete package." "She is that rare combination of  a fine advocate who is good with both clients and instructing solicitors. Elspeth is insightful when it comes to the legal issues and always comes up with commercial answers. She is every instructing solicitor's dream."

Strengths:

Helen Galley
Helen Galley is a seasoned senior junior with a robust practice that covers both general chancery law and partnership law. She is notable for her expertise in property development and farming partnership disputes. Galley also provides advice on partnership dissolution.
"Client-friendly, focused and extremely good at cutting through the complexities of a case. She's straight-talking and a delight to work with on complex claims."
Recent work: Acted in Glyndwr University v London School of Management and Science, a partnership dispute between the university and its recruitment partner.

Partnership

XXIV Old Buildings

firm
Location

24 Old Buildings

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3UP

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Partnership


Alan Steinfeld QC
Band 1
Elspeth Talbot Rice QC
Band 2

Juniors

London (Bar)

Partnership


Helen Galley
Band 3