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Terence Mowschenson QC

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 2019 edition of Chambers & Partners hails him as “experienced, knowledgeable, responsive and clear-thinking”. He is also described as “a charming advocate whom judges really like to listen to. His written work is to the point and economical; there is no surplus. He is very good at explaining things simply and inspiring confidence in clients”. “He’s very pleasant to deal with, and very knowledgeable about the law and the offshore world.”

In the 2019 edition of The Legal 500, Terence is described as “charming with clients and speaks with incredible authority in court”. “He has many strengths including care and attention to detail and speed of response.”

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