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Radcliffe Chambers

Keith Rowley QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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UK Bar
Pensions - London (Bar)

Band 1

Keith Rowley QC
Keith Rowley QC is a leading silk handling the full breadth of pensions issues from Part 8 claims to equalisation matters. He also commands expertise in pension disputes with professional negligence elements. He is sought after by a raft of entities including trustees, sponsoring employers and professional services providers.
Strengths: "He is ruthlessly methodical and will always appreciate the commercial consequences of his advice."
Recent work: Acted for Lloyds Bank and HBOS in litigation addressing whether legislation or scheme rules discharge trustees who have under-calculated an outgoing member’s transfer payment, or whether additional payments should be made to former members.
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Professional Negligence - London (Bar)

Band 3

Keith Rowley QC
Keith Rowley QC is a highly respected silk who acts for and against professionals ranging from financial advisers and stockbrokers to actuaries, accountants and barristers. His work encompasses the full extent of professional negligence, although he is particularly well known for his strength in pensions-related cases.
Strengths: "He has a great reputation in the field of pensions issues and great experience in rectification issues."
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

Band 3

Keith Rowley QC
Strengths: "Keith combines an incisive intellect and immense knowledge with a user-friendly manner. He is very responsive and unstuffy."
Recent work: Acted in Mitchells & Butlers Pensions Ltd v Mitchells & Butlers Plc, defending a £150 million claim by the company's pension trustee for rectification of the scheme’s trust deeds.
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Chancery: Traditional - London (Bar)

Band 2

Keith Rowley QC
Keith Rowley QC has a much-respected traditional chancery practice and is recognised for his particular strength in matters with a pensions aspect. He also has a breadth of experience in trusts and professional negligence claims and is noted for his appearances in international and offshore matters. Rowley is highly sought after by trustees.
Strengths: "A master of big cases, who is very learned and implicitly trusted by leading solicitors."
Recent work: Acted in the Wang litigation, which is believed to be the largest piece of private client and trust litigation in the common law world. The case involves many billions of dollars of assets.
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