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Neil Kitchener

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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UK Bar
Banking & Finance - London (Bar)

Band 4

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Neil Kitchener QC
Maintains a wide-ranging and well-respected practice encompassing civil fraud, insolvency, company law and energy disputes. His recent representations in banking cases have included those addressing allegations of negligence and breaches of fiduciary duty. He has growing expertise in resolving disputes through international arbitration. Kitchener has also gained experience of late in cases relating to Islamic financial instruments.
Strengths: "He's a very tough operator and a punchy advocate who is very highly regarded." "Excellent, totally committed to the cause and very good on detail."
Recent work: Acted for one of the defendants in Libyan Investment Authority v Société Générale, a claim relating to investments made during the Gaddafi era.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Neil Kitchener QC
Tackles a great many cases involving allegations of fraud. His commercial practice also touches on arts and antiques, banking and finance, sports and energy law.
Strengths: "An excellent advocate who provides sound commercial advice." "He is technically superb and a real pragmatist who helps to find practical solutions."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in Allergy Therapeutics v Inflamax, a claim based on allegations of fraud in the conduct of a clinical trial.
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International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance - London (Bar)

Band 4

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Neil Kitchener QC
Impressive commercial silk whose practice includes a regular flow of arbitration instructions. His cases span numerous sectors, including energy, insurance and intellectual property, and he has recently handled disputes relating to joint ventures.
Strengths: "He is a brilliant trial advocate and a great cross-examiner. He fights hard for the client's interests and he is down to earth."
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Neil Kitchener QC
Strengths: "A very good advocate who works hard and has the ear of the court." "He presents his advice in a very client-friendly way. It is much better to be on his team than against him." 
Recent work: Acted for Castle Water in a dispute concerning multiple breaches of contract alleged to have been committed both by and against the company. The case related to the company's sale by Thames Water Utilities.
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