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ANTHONY Grabiner QC has taken over as head of London's biggest commercial chambers, 1 Essex Court, following the death of Sam Stamler QC.
Stamler was one of the UK's leading commercial practitioners, specialising in takeovers, and involved in a string of high-profile cases in the 1980s.
In 1982 he acted for Heron International in an attempt to prevent Robert Holmes a Court from acquiring Associated Communications Corporation and in 1989 was instructed in Kleinwort Benson v Malaysia Mining Corporation, the leading case on "comfort letters".
Stamler first read modern languages at King's College Cambridge, before studying law. He took silk in 1971 and was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 1974.
Grabiner has been a Crown Court recorder since 1990.