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Steven Thompson QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

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Aviation - London (Bar)

Band 3

Steven Thompson QC
Steven Thompson QC acts in aviation cases as a significant part of his broader commercial practice, with disputed leases and maintenance contracts forming the core of his workload. He has a wealth of knowledge in relation to insolvency cases in the aviation sector and has notable expertise in handling complex technical matters.
Strengths: "Steven has a scientific degree, which really helps when you're dealing with technical points."
Recent work: Acted in a dispute on behalf of Cathay Pacific Airlines which concerned a USD43 million long-term maintenance contract for 27 of Cathay Pacific’s jet engines used on its freighter fleet.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 4

Steven Thompson QC
Steven Thompson QC has run a successful commercial practice in silk since being appointed in 2015, appearing in cases arising out of fraud in a number of jurisdictions. He has dealt with various allegations including breach of fiduciary duty and dishonest assistance. He is respected for his international experience in such jurisdictions as Russia, China, the BVI and Switzerland.
Strengths: "A real performer in this space - he's fantastic on his feet and is an impressive advocate." "A very bright barrister who is great at strategy and lovely to work with."
Recent work: Instructed in Kazakhstan Kagazy v Martin, a large fraud case in which the defendant was accused of taking a large bonus from money which (it was alleged) he knew was stolen from the claimant.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 4

Steven Thompson QC
Strengths: "Hard-working and motivated, he is someone who is just as keen as you are to win. He is very smart and great to work with."
Recent work: Instructed for the claimant in San Leon Energy v Taqa Offshore, a claim in relation to royalties due on an oil production project.
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