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Stephen Moverley Smith QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 5 departments

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UK Bar
Restructuring/Insolvency - London (Bar)

Band 4

Stephen Moverley Smith QC
Stephen Moverley Smith QC attracts major international instructions owing to his deep experience in cross-border matters. He frequently appears in courts in the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands, as well as the Privy Council. He has a particularly robust reputation in the area of offshore work and trusts.
Strengths: "He's sensible, measured and approachable."
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

Band 3

Stephen Moverley Smith QC
Strengths: "Clients really appreciate his input and sensible advice. His advice is always tailored to the individual client's concerns."
Recent work: Acted in Magner v Royal Bank of Scotland, a claim for dishonest assistance against RBS.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 4

Stephen Moverley Smith QC
Stephen Moverley Smith QC handles substantial civil fraud litigation as part of a practice that also covers trusts, finance and insolvency. He has acted in numerous international cases, relating to such jurisdictions as the BVI, Russia and Gibraltar.
Strengths: "An impressive advocate and a heavy hitter."
Recent work: Acted in Magner v Royal Bank of Scotland, a claim for dishonest assistance.
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Offshore - London (Bar)

Band 1

Stephen Moverley Smith QC
Stephen Moverley Smith QC is well versed in a range of commercial cases, including those concerning restructuring, fraud and insolvency. He also specialises in fraud and corruption cases.
Strengths: "He really is responsive and always comes back with very sharp, mindful comments."
Recent work: Acted in a Privy Council appeal in the case of Eurochem v Livingstone Properties, which considered the principles to apply in determining a forum challenge involving foreign law expert evidence.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 4

Stephen Moverley Smith QC
Strengths: "A modern QC, who is very involved and engaged; he really gets stuck in. He is calm, assured and someone who instils confidence."
Recent work: Acted for Magner in a claim for dishonest assistance against RBS.
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