Legal 500

Commercial & Chancery

4KBW Commercial and Chancery Specialists

Members of Chambers undertake a full range of Commercial Chancery disputes.  Members advise and appear regularly in the Commercial Court, Chancery Division and various County Courts in and out of London.

Our expertise covers a range of specialist areas, including:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Conflict of Laws / Private International Law
  • Fraud
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Negligence

Reported & Notable Cases Include

  • Bensalah v Pubic & Commercial Services Union (2012): Successfully represented the defendant in a professional negligence claim.
  • Lipscombe v Thurgate (2011, High Court QBD): Represented the defendant trade union representative in a High Court claim for negligence and breach of contract and successfully applied for the claim to be struck out on the grounds that it had no reasonable prospects of success.
  • F.E.E. EUROPE LIMITED: Companies Court, cross border merger.
  • Moyfab Engineering Limited v. Cloos (UK) Limited: contractual settlement negotiations for £450,000 governed by German law.
  • Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A: Chancery division – Companies Court / Tribunal D’Arrondissement (Luxembourg), Europe’s biggest pre-pack administration, which left creditors €1.5bn (£1.1bn) out of pocket and pursuant to initial English advice we filed for €985 million in Luxembourg.
  • Kenneth Higgs v Leshelmaryas [2009] UKPC 47: Appeared for Defendants in Chancery Privy Council appeal, successfully arguing against adverse possession claim over commercial land situated in The Bahamas.
  • Dalriada Trustees Limited v South Horizon Trading Limited and Others: High Court, Chancery Division. Acted for Defendant pension companies in claim for breach of trust.


The Team

Lawrence Power called 1995

Jerome Wilcox called 1989

Samuel Jarman called 1989

Mina Heung called 2004

Jimmy Barber called 2008

Christopher Loxton called 2009

Christopher Hanges called 2010

Matthew Gillett called 2015