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Philip Marshall QC

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Practice Areas

Barrister specialising in: commercial fraud (Emmerson v Renova; Orb v Ruhan; Constantin Medien v Ecclestone; BTA v Ablyazov; Aeroflot v Berezovsky; Lexi v Luqman; Rabobank v NatWest; AWG v Morrison; Cala Cristal v Al-Borno; Canada Trust v Stolzenberg; Zakharov v White; Berry Trade v Moussavi); company/insolvency (Vijya Mallya and Shlosberg v Avonwick; Re Lehman Brothers, Tesco profit misstatement claims; Re Spartan Capital Ltd; Re Coroin Ltd; Broughton v Hicks (Re Liverpool FC); Re Lexi Holdings; AWG v Morrison; Fraser v Oystertec Plc; Re Murjani, BIM v Maxwell; Re Hare Wines; Re Northwest Holdings; Haig v Aitken; Rooney v Cardona; MT Realisations v Digital Equipment and Re MCI-Worldwide); professional negligence (Lexi v Pannone; Brown v GRE; Peach Publishing v Slater; Goose v Wilson Sandford); banking (RBS Rights Issue litigation (Greenwood v Goodwin); Sirius v FAI; Wahda Bank v Arab Bank); general commercial litigation (Shanshal v Al-Kishtaini (sanctions legislation illegality) and De Beer v Kannar (Brussels Convention/ security for costs)).


Qualified 1987; Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2003; Recorder 2008; Deputy High Court Judge 2009; former Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge; publications: joint editor and contributor ‘The Practice & Procedure of the Companies Court’ 1997 LLP; contributor on insolvency and company procedure in ‘Civil Appeals’ (ed. Sir Michael Burton); Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn.

Philip has also been shortlisted for Chancery Silk of the Year at the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Insolvency Lawyers Association.


Merchiston Castle School; Queens’ College, Cambridge (MA); Harvard Law School (LLM).