9 Stone Buildings offers expertise in both corporate and personal insolvency matters, and its barristers are highly regarded for their handling of insolvency litigation involving allegations of fraud or professional negligence. The set’s barristers also have experience handling directors’ misfeasance claims, while cases stemming from trusts or probate matters are also a key area of strength for the team. The set is regularly instructed in both domestic and cross-border claims, and its impressive client roster includes liquidators, creditors and government bodies such as HMRC. Clients note 9 Stone Buildings as a strong set for insolvency matters given its “high number of dependable barristers” and “broad array of expertise.” Members have recently been instructed on an IVA challenge in relation to the bankruptcy of high net worth individual Pramod Mittal. Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition
“Chancery chambers 9 Stone Buildings is ‘an impressive set, which demonstrates a breadth of knowledge and experience from junior to senior counsel’…” Legal 500
9 Stone Buildings is one of the oldest established sets of barristers’ chambers in Lincoln’s Inn. We are barristers with a long history and proven experience in the specialist areas of traditional and commercial chancery. Many members of chambers are recognised as leading practitioners in their fields. Members regularly appear in all levels of courts and tribunals both in England & Wales and overseas jurisdictions, where some have established practices.
We take a modern approach to meeting the needs and expectations of all our clients, with professionalism and integrity. Our members have a reputation for advocacy, knowledge and experience enabling us to provide clients with the highest standards of legal advice and representation. In recent years our chambers have been joined by some notable established practitioners in line with Chambers’ policy of selective recruitment.
9 Stone Buildings has received recommendations of leading chambers and/or practitioners in the following areas:-
- Restructuring/Insolvency (Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition)
- Real Estate Litigation (Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition)
- Commercial Chancery (Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition)
- Traditional Chancery (Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition)
- Insolvency (The Legal 500, 2024 Edition)
- Private Client: Trusts and Probate (The Legal 500, 2024 Edition)
- Property Litigation (The Legal 500, 2024 Edition)
- Civil Fraud (The Legal 500 2024 Edition)
We run an extensive and well-attended seminar programme.
Chambers provides, for the benefit of clients lay and professional, comfortable conference facilities together with a clerking team which has been recently described by Chambers and Partners “”The clerks are excellent and very responsive, which takes a lot of weight off in dealing with cases.” “David Clayton, Jake Price and Alan Austin are all first-rate clerks. They have a very personable manner and deal with all enquiries swiftly and efficiently.” David Clayton is the set’s senior clerk. The Legal 500 has previously stated the clerking team as providing “a very good service” and adopting a “friendly and helpful approach.”
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