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Call: 1980    QC: 1997

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Practice Overview

  • One of the leading QCs at the Chancery Bar
  • Chambers & Partners Chancery QC of the Year
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Barrister of the Year
  • Consistently star and top rated in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories
  • Equally recognised and recommended for contentious and non-contentious work, and UK and offshore work
  • Featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times and listed as one of the “Top 50 lawyers” in the UK by The Sunday Times

Highlighted in the directories and by clients generally for his:

  • Approachability, and inter-personal and client skills
  • Incisiveness, practicality, commercial judgment and business sense
  • Ability to handle the largest and most complex matters
  • Ability to grasp and make key points quickly and effectively
  • As Chambers & Partners put it: the Rolls-Royce of chancery barristers,” “ fantastically impressive on difficult questions. Highly approachable he is a brilliant advocate, measured in his delivery”, “whom top-flight solicitors turn to time and again.” “He has complete mastery of his subject.“ “Masterful, definitely at the top of his form!”

Wide-ranging experience in Chancery matters Brian specialises in all aspects of:

  • Commercial trusts and other property holding structures
  • Pension schemes – occupational and public sector
  • Private trusts and estates