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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
Company
28 Years Ranked
3
Insurance
7 Years Ranked

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Provided by Martin Moore KC

UK Bar

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Martin is a leading Silk for company law litigation and advice, corporate finance, financial services, and insolvency with expertise in corporate transactions, reorganisations, and Part VII schemes for transfer of insurance and banking business. Significant matters include schemes of arrangement to accelerate the distribution of the inherited estates of funds within Royal London, the second leg of the demerger of Investec plc, the takeovers of Royal & Sun Alliance, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, William Hill Group, Inmarsat, Mediclinic International plc, SAB Miller, Dee Valley Group and the merger of Shaftesbury with Capital & Counties. Significant Part VII transfers include Brexit-related transfers for Phoenix Group and Zurich Insurance Group, the subsidiarisation of Silicon Valley Bank, the ring-fencing schemes for Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC and Santander, Commercial Union Life Assurance (reattribution of inherited estate); Prudential Assurance (domestication of Hong Kong branch). Insolvency cases include Lehman Brothers International. Corporate litigation includes Jardine Strategic Limited (an appraisal action in Bermuda), Nam Tai Properties Limited (an improper purpose case in the BVI), Thermodynamics Inc v Turbotec Products plc (breach of duty, unlawful return of capital), and Bank of East Asia Limited in Hong Kong. He has written two published opinions for the FRC on the True and Fair requirement; advised on Bermudan, Hong Kong, and Channel Islands law; given expert evidence in the US and Australia.

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Company - London (Bar)
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Martin Moore KC
Martin Moore KC is widely considered a leading authority on corporate transactional and reorganisation matters, and attracts repeated praise from solicitors for his expertise in scheme of arrangement work. He attracts particular acclaim for his work in cases involving banking and insurance.


Insurance - London (Bar)
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Band 3

Martin Moore KC
Martin Moore KC of Erskine Chambers is widely regarded as the leading practitioner for representation on Part VII transfers. He advises across the full spectrum of insurance regulatory and compliance issues and is increasingly active in the areas of product development and company reorganisation. His clients include an impressive number of market-leading companies.

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