Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2022

XXIV Old Buildings is very pleased to announce that 16 members of chambers have been listed as leaders in their field across 7 practice areas in the latest Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar report.

In the Private Client section, XXIV Old Buildings is described as a “go-to set for private client matters.” Elspeth Talbot Rice QC is listed as one of the Most Highly Regarded Silks, with peers endorsing her “punchy advocacy” and “prolific experience in the field”. Edward Cumming QC stands out for his “incredibly intelligent and enthusiastic approach to complex private client disputes”. Alan Steinfeld QC cuts a distinguished figure at the private client bar thanks to his deep expertise in international trusts, professional negligence and pensions. Andrew Holden is an outstanding counsel who is recommended by interviewees for his “substantial private client contentious experience”. Adam Cloherty comes highly recommended as “a persuasive and formidable advocate”, with sources adding, “He is very practical and liked by Judges.” Elizabeth Weaver has a sterling reputation among peers and is highlighted as a “very experienced junior who is exceptional at handling contentious private client matters”.

For more than 20 years, WWL has built a reputation as one of the most trusted resources for in-house counsel, government, agency and other legal practitioners seeking to find a high-quality lawyer in a particular practice area or jurisdiction.

The full list of rankings can be found below.

Arbitration

  • Michael Black QC

Aviation

  • Steven Thompson QC
  • Bajul Shah
  • Heather Murphy

Civil Fraud

  • Elspeth Talbot Rice QC
  • Alan Steinfeld QC
  • Stephen Moverley Smith QC
  • Robert Levy QC

Company & Partnership

  • Alan Steinfeld QC
  • Steven Thompson QC

Construction

  • Michael Black QC

Private Client

  • Elspeth Talbot Rice QC (Most Highly Regarded Silks)
  • Alan Steinfeld QC
  • Stephen Moverley Smith QC
  • David Brownbill QC
  • Edward Cumming QC
  • Elizabeth Weaver
  • Helen Galley
  • Bajul Shah
  • Nicole Langlois
  • Adam Cloherty
  • Andrew Holden

Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Elspeth Talbot Rice QC
  • Alan Steinfeld QC
  • Lyndsey de Mestre QC

Barristers