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Practice Summary

Neil Kitchener QC undertakes a broad range of commercial disputes work including litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international.  His expertise covers banking and financial services, civil fraud and investigations, company and insolvency, energy & natural resources, public law (inc. judicial review) and professional liability cases.  He also handles disputes involving fine art and antiques and matters concerning sports law.

Recommended by the Legal 500 (Commercial Litigation, Civil Fraud and Company and Partnership) and Chambers & Partners (Banking & Finance, Commercial Litigation and Civil Fraud). 

Neil has been described in the directories as “a robust silk with a strong following commensurate with his level of expertise”.  Peers and instructing solicitors praise his tenacity, intellect and strategic thinking.

"He combines superb intellect with excellent strategic nous and judgement." Chambers and Partners 2018 - Banking & Finance

"Has outstanding tactical and advocacy skills, and is seen by clients as a passionate representative who is always willing to fight their corner." "A tenacious and fearless fighter." Chambers and Partners 2018 - Commercial Dispute Resolution

"A tenacious and fearless fighter. Someone you would want in your corner." "A great, really energetic cross-examiner." Chambers and Partners 2018 - Fraud: Civil 

"He's brilliantly intelligent, quite aggressive in his approach without being reckless, and just great to deal with." "He's incredibly responsive." Chambers and Partners 2017 - Commercial Dispute Resolution

"He is excellent. All over the factual detail and can come up with extremely complex analysis off the top of his head." Chambers and Partners 2017 - Banking and Finance

'He sees technical points which other barristers may not pick up and he is extremely hard working.' 'Neil is a very clear advocate who gives good, robust advice.' 'He is confident, self assured and a very skilled, aggressive cross examiner.' Chambers UK 2017 - Civil Fraud

"He is very good humoured, incredibly clever and reliable in terms of response times". "He combines superb intellect with excellent strategic nous and judgment". Chambers UK 2016

"A courtroom star and an absolute joy to work with. Combines intellectual prowess with a no-nonsense approach to advocacy."  [Fraud: Civil, Chambers & Partners, 2015]

“Has absolutely fantastic judgement” [Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2015]

"A tremendously good lawyer and a fantastic fighter who has great human intelligence and intuitively knows the client's needs." [Chambers Global, 2015]

Neil is called to the Bars of Nevis and the BVI and has been called in the Isle of Man.