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Erskine Chambers

James Potts QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 4

James Potts QC
Highly respected dispute resolution specialist who focuses his practice on insolvency and company law. His busy caseload features both contentious and non-contentious work, and he is particularly well versed in the area of misfeasance claims. He is also regularly instructed in administrations, winding-up petitions and voluntary arrangements. He has a fine track record in overseas litigation while regularly appearing in domestic courts.
Strengths: "James is a wonderful advocate - he is technically excellent and he is able to deliver complex legal arguments in simple terms."
Recent work: Acted for the successful defendants in Burnden Holdings (UK) v Fielding, a claim brought by the liquidator alleging that a demerger involved an unlawful distribution and transactions defrauding creditors.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 3

James Potts QC
Strengths: "He is bright and easy to deal with." "James is responsive and commercial."
Recent work: Acted in Axio Data Group Holdings v UBMG, a circa GBP20 million contractual dispute.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 3

James Potts QC
Strengths: "A wonderful advocate. He is technically excellent and able to deliver complex legal arguments in a simple manner."
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