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Call: 1977    QC: 1995

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Practice Overview

Terence is ranked as a leading silk in the directories for chancery commercial, commercial dispute resolution, banking and finance, financial services, insolvency, company and offshore.

The 2022 edition of Chambers & Partners hails him as “One of the wisest heads at the Commercial Chancery Bar, he has decades of experience which he applies in a practical and approachable manner. There is nothing he has not seen.” He is “a hugely experienced practitioner with lengthy offshore experience who is highly popular.” Terence “has a phenomenal knowledge of company law technicality and how things get done.” “He does high-quality work in the Cayman Islands.”

In the 2022 edition of The Legal 500, Terence is described as “a remarkable lawyer. He has an incredible eye for detail but never misses the wood for the trees.” “Terry’s judgement in complex commercial matters, particularly those concerning directors duties and shareholder disputes, is second to none.” He is “a remarkable, experienced and knowledgeable lawyer.“ “Terry has encyclopedic knowledge of trusts and company law and commercial injunctions.”

Much of his work is international in nature and he has a well-deserved reputation for his international expertise, acting and advising in the UK and in many offshore jurisdictions and arbitral tribunals. In particular, he has extensive experience advising on the laws of and/or appearing in the BVI, Bahamas, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, and the Isle of Man. His pre-eminence in multi-jurisdictional disputes involves him in strategy, interim remedies such as freezing injunctions, conflicts of law, and asset tracing and recovery.

He has renowned experience in areas relating to:

  • Banking and finance
  • Company law (including shareholders agreements and disputes, stock exchange trading and broking)
  • Commercial disputes
  • Financing arrangements structured investment products
  • Hedge funds
  • Cross-border insolvency
  • Fraud, asset tracing and recovery
  • Insurance/reinsurance disputes
  • Partnership and joint ventures
  • Professional liability
  • Trust disputes