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9 St John Street

James Fryer-Spedding

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 5 departments
Ranked in : Ecclesiastical Law , Partnership , Chancery , Real Estate Litigation , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Ecclesiastical Law - All Circuits

Band 2

James Fryer-Spedding
James Fryer-Spedding is Deputy Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese of Carlisle and regularly deals with faculty petitions in that capacity.
Strengths: "A good advocate who knows how to get on the right side of a judge."
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Partnership - Northern (Bar)

Band 1

James Fryer-Spedding
Active across a wide range of commercial and chancery matters, with a notable track record in partnership disputes. He is often instructed in actions for dissolution remedies.
Strengths: "He's very well prepared, very measured and an effective advocate." "James is persuasive on his feet, very commercial and bright."
Recent work: Assisted on a multifaceted partnership dissolution dispute concerning a coach and transport business.
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Chancery - Northern (Bar)

Band 1

James Fryer-Spedding
Commercial and chancery litigation specialist acting for private individuals and corporations. He is frequently instructed in professional negligence claims, partnership disputes and corporate insolvency matters.
Strengths: "James's knowledge of the law of contentious trusts and probate is exemplary."
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Real Estate Litigation - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

James Fryer-Spedding
James Fryer-Spedding's experience covers the full range of real estate litigation issues and he also has expertise across the breadth of chancery law. His work in ownership disputes and land access matters is particularly noted. Sources praise his strong advocacy.
Strengths: "He is extremely knowledgeable, practical and to the point. He has a great manner with clients and is quick to assess the issues and best course of action."
Recent work: Acted in a boundary dispute between neighbouring occupiers of agricultural land in Lancashire.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

James Fryer-Spedding
James Fryer-Spedding is a highly experienced barrister who can provide expert knowledge in chancery and commercial cases. His work includes cases concerning commercial contracts, partnership disputes, professional negligence and insolvency matters. He is also adept at handling contentious probate cases.
Strengths: "He is very good with clients and really good in court. He ticks all the boxes." "His skeleton arguments are very good, he is very sensible and well prepared, and he adopts a very calm, neutral position even with difficult clients. He isn't afraid to have an argument in court and is a refreshing opponent." "James is very focused and has encyclopedic knowledge of the law. He is very approachable and takes the time to explain points you do not understand and also explains at length the reason for his opinion and recommended course of action."
Recent work: Defended a claim in the High Court regarding allegedly defective works to a valuable classic car worth £1.2 million.
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James Spedding specialises in chancery/commercial litigation and, in particular, trusts, probate and administration of estates, partnerships, real

property, landlord and tenant, family provision, professional negligence and commercial contract disputes. CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Career

Called in 1994.

Deputy Chancellor of the Diocese of Carlisle

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Northern Chancery Bar Association and Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association.

Personal

James Spedding studied law at King's College, London University (LLB (Hons), 1st Class) and then New College, Oxford (BCL, 1st Class). Chambers website - www.9sjs.com. Linkedin - http://uk.linkedin.com/in/jamesspedding.

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