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Tim Lord

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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Banking & Finance - London (Bar)

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Tim Lord QC
A superb advocate who leads cases involving high-profile conspiracy claims, swaps mis-sellings, LIBOR misrepresentations and general loan disputes. He acts both for and against banks in market-leading cases and has additional broader experience within the professional negligence and civil fraud arenas. Commentators admire his forthright and robust advocacy.
Strengths:"He has very deep experience in acting against the investment banks and has a great nose for things like disclosure and evidence and picking out the holes." "He is a very persistent and tenacious advocate and in loads of high-profile cases."
Recent work: Acted for Leeds City Council and others in bringing a £200 million class action claim against Barclays in relation to fraudulent misrepresentations about the LIBOR benchmark.
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Professional Negligence - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Tim Lord QC
Takes on a highly varied stream of work in the professional negligence ambit, although he is particularly valued for his work in claims relating to financial and banking professionals. His cross-examination skills elicit admiration from instructing solicitors.
Strengths: "He is a strategic barrister who can find the weak spots and thereby apply pressure in litigation. He's a very strong cross-examiner and is very tenacious." "Enormously respected by the judges." "Extremely good and well prepared."
Recent work: Acted for Guenther Klar, Europa LLP and Khajuraho in a multiparty claim by the Danish Tax Authority seeking to recover £1.5 billion paid out by way of withholding tax refunds to a host of international defendants.
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Fraud: Civil - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Tim Lord QC
A barrister of considerable versatility whose civil fraud practice is bolstered by his know-how in such areas as banking and finance, energy, professional negligence and insurance. He commands recognition for his effective courtroom advocacy.
Strengths: "A tenacious advocate." "Devastating in cross-examinations. He's incredibly effective and has a clear route plan for his cases."
Recent work: Defended Watchstone Group against a claim brought by Slater and Gordon based on alleged fraud in connection with the acquisition of a legal services business.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 1

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Tim Lord QC
Strengths: "As well as being highly intelligent and an expert in the law, he has a very good grasp of litigation and commercial tactics and is a particularly skilled and intrepid advocate." "He is incredibly effective and spends a lot of time preparing the case. As a result he has a clear route plan and gets exactly what the client needs."
Recent work: Acted for three of the defendants, Guenther Klar, Europa and Khajuraho, in SKAT v Solo Capital Partners and 160 Others. This was a massive, multiparty claim by the Danish Tax Authority seeking to recover £1.5 billion paid out by way of withholding tax refunds to a host of international defendants.
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