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Barrister specialising in commercial litigation, banking, employment, insurance, professional negligence and personal tax.

Cases include: Christa Ackroyd Media v HMRC [2019] STC 2222 (IR35 and news presenter); Aquinas Education v Miller (springboard injunction); Lock v British Gas [2017] ICR 1 (holiday pay and commission); Department for Transport v Sparks [2016] ICR 695 (incorporation of terms re sickness absence); Capita v RFIB [2016] QB 935 (indemnity and continuing duty); Allied Fort v Creation [2015] EWCA Civ 841 (insurance brokers and summary judgment); PA(GI) v GICL [2016] Lloyd’s Rep IR 125 (insurance transfer and liability for PPI mis-selling); Tael One v Morgan Stanley [2015] Bus LR 278 (interpretation of LMA standard terms); Bear Scotland v Fulton [2015] ICR 221 (holiday pay and overtime).


Called to Bar 1994. Educated at Hutchesons' Grammar School (Glasgow), St Anne's College, Oxford (BA Juris, 1st, 1992; BCL, 1st, 1993). Member of Fountain Court Chambers since 1995. Attorney General's A Panel 2007-2014. Silk: 2014.

Professional Memberships



Co-author, Financial Services chapter in Professional Negligence and Liability (Informa, looseleaf).