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Sebastian Allen

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Practice Overview

Sebastian has a broad commercial and chancery practice covering all the main areas of work in Wilberforce Chambers. He has particular experience, both as an advisor and advocate, of large-scale litigation relating to pensions, commercial and company litigation, financial services, trusts, insolvency, professional negligence and property disputes.

Sebastian is frequently instructed on cases with an international element and is used to working with multi-jurisdictional legal teams. He deals with complex multi-party litigation and is regularly led by Queen’s Counsel both within and outside Wilberforce Chambers.

Sebastian appears regularly in the High Court and County Courts representing clients in both interlocutory applications and trials.

The recent edition of Chambers & Partners, 2017 describes him as ‘a well-regarded junior with experience in the full spectrum of pensions cases who has advised and advocated on some of the most large-scale pensions disputes, including Silentnight and Nortel.’ Solicitors describe him as “always approachable and willing to help.”

Chambers & Partners 2016 describes him as “technically very able and working with him is a happy experience as he hits deadlines”. “He is really good and very diligent.” The previous edition describes him as “brilliant to work with, he gives clear advice and is prepared to go the extra mile.” Chambers & Partners 2015

Sebastian was ranked as “highly-commended up-and-coming” in Legal Week’s 2011 Future Stars of the Bar”.