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Welcome James Barnard

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square is delighted to welcome James Barnard as a new member of Chambers.

James joins us from leading commercial and insolvency set 11 Stone Buildings. James was formerly a banker with a leading Japanese investment bank having overall responsibility for Italy. He practises in commercial and chancery litigation, including banking and guarantees, contractual disputes, professional negligence, fraud & asset tracing, and insolvency.

James has a wide experience of commercial disputes, both of an advocacy and advisory nature. He has excellent knowledge of procedural matters, and his expertise includes regular appearances at interim hearings including applications for interim remedies (such as freezing injunctions, search orders and security for costs), strike out/summary judgment applications, and disclosure applications.  Thanks to his linguistic abilities he acts in European cross-border disputes. He has a reputation for being a formidable cross-examiner and trial advocate.



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