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Terence Mowschenson QC

Call: 1977    QC: 1995

+44 (0)20 7306 0102tmowschenson@wilberforce.co.uk

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 2021 edition of Chambers & Partners hails him as “very client-friendly” and highlights that he “has a calm and confident demeanour in court and delivers his arguments in a clear and well-structured manner.” Terence is further described as “hugely experienced, knowledgeable. Extremely responsive and clear.” “He is tenacious and gets to the heart of the matter quickly.”

In the 2021 edition of The Legal 500, Terence is described as “amazingly good-humoured and inspires complete loyalty in clients”, “fiercely intelligent, wonderfully articulate and never intimidated.” One source says “I have rarely met anyone so well able to master the minutiae of a case while never losing sight of the bigger picture, including strategic considerations”, while another describes Terence as having “great attention to detail and very quick to identify the core issues in complex matters – a tenacious advocate.”

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 an 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