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SJ Berwin associate Harris Bor has left the firm to join Radcliffe Chambers in a move that is designed to boost the set’s commercial expertise.
Bor is the fifth junior to join the Lincoln’s Inn set in the past year. The move, he said, was prompted by a desire to have greater control over his practice. “You cannot underestimate the attraction of independence at the bar,” Bor said. “There’s more opportunity to specialise than be a generalist.” A chambers spokesman added: “We’ve always been known for our commercial litigation expertise, and although we remain very much a Chancery set, we’re increasingly dealing with the very high-value commercial cases.”