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John Brisby QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 3

John Brisby QC
Has substantial experience advising in big-ticket litigation. He has appeared before the courts of the Isle of Man, Gibraltar and Bermuda, among others. He also sits as a deputy High Court judge.
Strengths: "A very effective advocate."
Recent work: Represented an opposing creditor in Re Glenn Maud, the second most valuable personal bankruptcy proceedings ever to be heard in the UK.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 2

John Brisby QC
Strengths: "A pleasure to work with, he is extremely hard-working, collaborative and a good advocate." "He is a real fighter who is great to have on your side."
Recent work: Successfully defended a circa GBP17 million suit brought by Irina Abramovich, the ex-wife of the well-known Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, against her former executive assistant, Ms Cynthia Hoffmann.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 2

John Brisby QC
Strengths: "He provides robust and sensible advice and clients like working with him." "A robust advocate and a real fighter."
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 2

John Brisby QC
Brisby's busy commercial practice sees him tackle work in Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, among other jurisdictions. He has attained a fine reputation for his excellent courtroom advocacy and has acted in cases relating to the collapses of Enron, Barings, Maxwell and Barlow Clowes. His primary expertise is in fraud, insolvency and company law, including shareholder disputes.
Strengths: "Very robust and a real fighter, great to have on your side." "A fearsome cross-examiner who is very clever, thoughtful and deliberate."
Recent work: Continued to represent the Official Equity Committee of a Bermuda-based company in Chapter 11 proceedings in Houston, Texas.
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