Bar top 30 position: 18
With 40 juniors and 16 silks, Quadrant Chambers provides advocacy in court, arbitration and inquiries, and expert advice across the whole spectrum of commercial law, both nationally and internationally. The head of chambers is Luke Parsons QC, Tim Gerrard is the chief executive while the senior clerk is Gary Ventura.
Quadrant Chambers is highly regarded in the shipping, aviation and travel law sectors. Leading silks include head of chambers, Luke Parsons QC, who has a strong focus on international shipping and insurance. Other prominent silks in the set include Lionel Persey QC and Simon Rainey QC both of whom focus upon shipping, commercial litigation and arbitration. Stewart Buckingham is a leading junior barrister with extensive experience in salvage work.
A large proportion of Quadrant’s work is for international clients or involves cross-jurisdiction commercial law. Members have appeared as advocates and expert witnesses before courts and tribunals worldwide, and some called to the bars of other jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, California, Germany and South Africa.
Quadrant Chambers reorganised internally in 2012 to bring a renewed focus to some practice areas in which it already operates, including energy (offshore), commodities and cross-border insolvency.
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Head of chambers: Luke Parsons QC
Chief executive: Tim Gerrard
Senior clerk: Gary Ventura