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Commercial Chancery

Our members carry out commercial work in all divisions in the High Court, including the Commercial Courts and Chancery Division and in the County Court.

Ten Old Square has experience at all levels of seniority of barristers across a broad range of both chancery and commercial disciplines. We cover the whole range of ‘business’ law, including disputes with a multi-jurisdictional dimension and act for both private and professional clients at home and overseas. Ten Old Square’s commercial chancery expertise is complimented by its outstanding reputation as a leading set in the fields of Traditional Chancery and LLP and Partnership Law.

Contact our Commercial Chancery Clerks

Contact our experienced Clerks to find out which Commercial Chancery barristers would be ideal for you. They have many years of experience and will ensure that you receive a premium service and advise on the suitability, availability and cost of instructing specialist Counsel.

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"The fact that the silks have been involved in various high-profile cases over recent years certainly gives solicitors and clients comfort in their selection of advocate."

Chambers UK 2020

"The set is highly professional and quick to respond; written work is received well in advance of deadlines."

Chambers UK 2020

"The Clerks are super helpful; they operate with a commercial mind and recognise the importance of the instructing solicitor"

Chambers UK 2020

"This is a wonderful set that gives excellent and well-rounded advice on a variety of matters."

Chambers UK 2018

"It is a set that always seems to offer counsel at the right level of expertise, who meet deadlines and successfully manage client expectations."

Legal 500 2018

"Very well run and you can always get hold of who you need to. The clerks are very knowledgeable and always keep on top of things; they put you in touch with exactly the person you require."

Chambers UK 2018

Our Commercial Chancery Experience

Barristers here deal with the full range of commercial disputes, both advising and appearing in court. Members are regularly involved in urgent and heavy interim applications in respect of complex and high value disputes in the Commercial Court, Queen’s Bench Division and the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales as well as arbitrations.

Our members have substantial experience of ensuring the enforcement (and resisting the same) of interim orders, particularly freezing injunctions and ancillary disclosure applications, through the medium of committal applications.


Commercial Chancery Frequently Asked Questions

What areas of law are covered by commercial chancery?

We cover all areas of business law at Ten Old Square.  Commercial chancery work covers commercial disputes often with a “chancery” element, this includes companies, shares, property, fiduciary duties, trusts, banking, mortgages, loans, guarantees, fraud, tracing and many other business disputes.

Why instruct Ten Old Square?

We have a range of very experienced barristers used to dealing with high value and complicated commercial chancery disputes.  We also have a skilled and experienced clerking team.

What Courts do you appear in?

We appear in all courts in England and Wales and in international jurisdictions as well.  Chancery Commercial cases often start in the Commercial Court or the Business and Property Courts, but they can start in other courts and tribunals and are often conducted by arbitration.  We will have an experienced barrister able to appear for you or your client.

How do I select a barrister for a commercial chancery dispute?

This website contains details of the barristers at Ten Old Square to assist you.  You should speak to one of our clerks who are highly experienced in matching the right barrister to the correct business dispute.

What are the fees for instructing a barrister in a commercial chancery dispute?

We aim to provide a cost-effective service and will strive to ensure that our fees are competitive. Our Clerks will advise you of the hourly rate applicable to any barrister in Chambers and for any piece of work and this will be agreed in advance taking into account the nature of the case and its complexity, and the experience of the barrister instructed.

Areas of Commercial Chancery Expertise

Examples of work undertaken by Ten Old Square include:

    • Business law;
    • Civil Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery;
    • Commercial Litigation;
    • Company;
    • Shareholder disputes;
    • Unfair prejudice petitions;
    • Banking law including mortgages, loan agreements and guarantees.;
    • Insolvency;
    • Restitution;
    • All injunctions: including freezing injunctions (domestic and worldwide) and Proprietary Injunctions;
    • Committal applications.
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