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Guildhall Chambers

John Virgo

Bristol, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Banking & Finance - Western (Bar)

Band 1

John Virgo
John Virgo enjoys an outstanding reputation as a highly capable junior who handles disputes for a strong client base. He has additional expertise in relation to professional negligence matters, particularly as they apply to the banking industry. He is noted for his specialist expertise in cases relating to the mis-selling of financial products, a subject on which he has co-authored a leading text.
Strengths: "His written advice is excellent. He is technically very able and you get balanced advice showing all the risk."
Recent work: Acted in Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland, a multimillion-pound claim arising out of the bank’s alleged mistreatment of Morley by its Global Restructuring Unit.
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Professional Negligence - Western (Bar)

Band 1

John Virgo
John Virgo enjoys an outstanding reputation for advising on financial services-related professional negligence claims. Areas of excellence include cases concerning the mis-selling of financial products, fraud and rate rigging. He is frequently instructed in claims against financial advisers, accountants and solicitors, among other professionals. 
Strengths: "His written advice is excellent and he is technically very able. You get balanced advice showing all the risk."
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Western (Bar)

Band 1

John Virgo
John Virgo focuses on financial product mis-selling, including pensions, investments and interest rate swaps, as well as related regulatory work. He is also frequently instructed in commercial contract disputes and cases concerning insurance coverage. He regularly handles cases in offshore jurisdictions including the Isle of Man and Jersey.
Strengths: "His written advices are excellent." "He is extremely academic and knows the financial services market inside and out. He gives clear and concise advice."
Recent work: Acted in a claim against RBS arising from alleged mistreatment of the claimant by the bank's Global Restructuring Unit.
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