9 Stone Buildings|
provides a first class service to its domestic and overseas clientele on all aspects of the law relating to land and property, private client, companies, personal and corporate insolvency, finance, business and commerce.
We are pleased that 9SB are ranked as a Leading Set in Traditional Chancery by Chambers UK Guide to The Bar 2012 Edition:
"... on the strength of its record and reputation for success in key traditional chancery areas such as real property, private client and personal insolvency law. Despite being one of the smaller chancery sets, it is a strong contender in the field due to the strength and expertise of its members."
The Legal 500 & Chambers and Partners|
9 Stone Buildings has received recommendations of leading chambers and/or practitioners in the following areas:-
- Traditional Chancery (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Real Estate Litigation (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Agriculture and Rural Affairs (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Restructuring/Insolvency (Chambers and Partners 2014 Edition)
- Private Client: Trusts and Probate (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
- Property Litigation (including Agriculture and Housing) (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
- Insolvency (The Legal 500, 2013 Edition)
Many members of Chambers are recognised as leading practitioners in
their fields. 9 Stone Buildings possesses the necessary ingredients of expertise and
commitment to provide a service as good as any at the Bar.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Louis Doyle and Professor Andrew Keay as Door Tenants to Chambers from 1 March 2014. Louis and Andrew practice in the areas of Insolvency, Company and Commercial Litigation and add significantly to 9SB in these areas both in UK and international jurisdictions. Their move to 9SB reflects expansion of their practice into London.
Chambers are delighted to announce that Giselle McGowan has accepted an invitation to join as the Junior Tenant, effective from 16 September 2013.
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In Relfo v Varsani  EWCA Civ 360 Peter Shaw and Joseph Curl of 9 Stone Buildings, appeared for the successful party in this case which will now become the leading authority on tracing and will greatly assist in the recovery of laundered funds . It decided that where monies are improperly paid away they may be traced through various accounts to the end recipient even if each of the stages in the laundering cannot be identified. It is also likely to become a major authority on unjust enrichment deciding that an indirect recipient of funds will be liable to give restitution where there is a sufficient degree of connection between the payment away and the receipt. A full copy of the Judgment can be found here www.bailii.org/...
In Re Harvest Finance Limited  BPIR 1020, Rory Brown appeared for the liquidators in the Chancery Division of the High Court in their application against solicitors and their firm for disclosure of privileged documents. The Court, after considering the authorities and ordering disclosure, set out the appropriate test to be adopted where liquidators seek disclosure of confidential documents in the context of a large-scale, international fraud investigation.
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