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Maitland Chambers

Catherine Newman QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 6 departments

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UK Bar
Company - London (Bar)

Band 2

Catherine Newman QC
An established and highly regarded silk at the Commercial Chancery Bar. Her expertise covers cases concerning derivatives and other financial instruments. She has appeared before the Supreme Court, Privy Council, Court of Appeal and High Court over the course of her illustrious career, and she has made several appearances in offshore courts.
Strengths: "She is very easy to work with and extremely smart. What is good about Catherine is that she does not just advise on the law but will also give you a strong steer on strategy without prompting. She makes you feel that you are in very safe hands."
Recent work: Acted in litigation arising out of the winding up of a joint venture involving allegations of breach of directors' duty.
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Partnership - London (Bar)

Band 3

Catherine Newman QC
A highly experienced commercial chancery silk with an extensive record of involvement in high-value partnership disputes, particularly those with a strong commercial or financial element. She also regularly advises solicitors' firms on contentious, or potentially contentious, issues such as team moves and changes.
Strengths: "Clients find her to be fantastic as she is so practical and pragmatic. " "She is all over the detail of every inch of the case." "Those that instruct her have enormous confidence in her judgement and abilities."
Recent work: Acted in Destiny Investments v TH Holdings Limited, a case concerning a quasi-partnership in relation to a hotel valued at approximately half a billion pounds.
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

Band 2

Catherine Newman QC
Strengths: "She works relentlessly hard for her clients and is really determined."
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 4

Catherine Newman QC
Has an extensive commercial chancery practice that encompasses many civil fraud instructions, including ones with an international dimension. She also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge. She has appeared at all levels of the judicial system including the Supreme Court and the Privy Council.
Strengths: "She is a highly credible leader and a very dedicated barrister."
Recent work: Instructed in Destiny Investments and Others v TH Holdings and Others, a claim brought by minority shareholders to be bought out of a company which owns valuable UK hotel assets on the basis of alleged frauds in the running of the company and dealings with the company's bankers.
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Chancery: Traditional - London (Bar)

Band 3

Catherine Newman QC
A highly respected silk whose practice takes in high-value matters both domestically and abroad. She regularly handles a wide array of traditional chancery matters, including cases concerning trusts and wills.
Strengths: "A fine advocate with a really good, measured style."
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Offshore - London (Bar)

Band 3

Catherine Newman QC
A practitioner with over 35 years' experience who has noted ability in company, banking and insolvency cases and business disputes generally. She is a senior and much-respected figure at the Bar who is much in demand both at home and abroad. She regularly appears before the Privy Council and the courts of the BVI and the Cayman Islands. She has recent experience in significant trusts matters.
Strengths: "She is excellent - an outstanding advocate who is very calm and collected."
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