Rowena Page


Year of Call 2012



General Profile


Rowena specialises in insolvency, commercial and property litigation. With extensive court experience, Rowena appears regularly in the High and County Courts and has recently been described as being “unflappable on her feet”.

 

Rowena joined Chambers in 2013 following the successful completion of her pupillage. Before joining the Bar Rowena studied Law at Cambridge University, being appointed in the prestigious role of “Mistress of Moots” in her final year and achieving the highest-ranking Law degree in her college (her results were the 5th highest out of all Law students at Cambridge that year).

 

Directories

 

Rowena is ranked as an up and coming Junior in Restructuring/Insolvency in Chambers and Partners UK 2019. Comments about her include the following:

 

“She is technically robust, provides excellent client service and is a pleasure to work with” (Chambers and Partners UK 2019)

 

“very bright and hard working, with good commercial sense” (Chambers and Partners UK 2019)

 

“She is absolutely excellent, super sharp and friendly. She’s great to work with, gets straight to the point and is unflappable on her feet” (Chambers and Partners UK 2019)

 

Notable Cases

 

Re Electric Trucks Ltd (In Liquidation) (2018) (unrep) – Instructed by the liquidators of Electric Trucks Ltd, Rowena acted un-led to successfully obtain orders against former directors of the company for misfeasance in these High Court proceedings.

 

Zinc Hotels (Investment) Ltd & Anor v Beveridge & Ors [2018] EWHC 1936 (Ch) – Led by Stephen Davies QC, Rowena acted for shareholders of a company in administration. The case considered whether the court has power to appoint additional administrators pending trial of an application to remove existing administrators.

 

Taparis Ltd v Siddiqi (2017) (unrep) – Acting un-led, Rowena represented the successful claimant in its claim for specific performance of a share sale deed.

 

Skelwith (Leisure) Ltd v Depa (UK) Ltd (2017) (unrep) – Led by Christopher Parker QC, Rowena acted for the liquidators of Skelwith (Leisure) Ltd in its claim against a purported charge-holder.  

 

Skelwith (Leisure) Ltd v Armstrong & Others [2015] EWHC 3487 (Ch) – Led by Christopher Parker QC, Rowena acted as junior in a case brought by liquidators of Skelwith (Leisure) Ltd regarding a mortgagee’s attempt to sell a golf course in Harrogate.

 

Flax v Papaloizou [2015] EWHC 1055 (QB) – Rowena successfully defended an appeal regarding the interpretation of a Tomlin Order.

 

Areas of Emphasis

 

Insolvency - Rowena has extensive experience in insolvency litigation, taking on a variety of work in the High and County Courts. Ranked as “up and coming in Restructuring/Insolvency” in the 2019 Chambers and Partners, Rowena is regularly instructed on both personal and corporate insolvency matters.

 

Commercial chancery and company - Rowena’s practice embraces all aspects of commercial and commercial chancery litigation. Much of her work overlaps with (and is complemented by) her insolvency and property experience, as issues of trusts, fiduciary relationships, and breaches of duty arise in both.

  

Property - Rowena is regularly instructed across a wide range of property law. She frequently acts in possession hearings (including mortgagee, landlord and tenant, and trespasser claims) and advises on all aspects of property law. Her recent work includes acting and advising on a pending mortgagee possession appeal, drafting a Respondent’s notice and skeleton argument, advising on the rights of a tenant of agricultural land under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, and acting in contested mortgagee sale proceedings.

 

Landlord and tenant - Rowena is experienced in all areas of landlord and tenant work, regarding residential and business tenancies, secure tenancies and assured tenancies.

 

Publications

  

Butterworth’s Property Insolvency, 2015 – Rowena co-wrote a chapter on the liabilities of an insolvent tenant

 

Landlord and Tenant Factbook – Sweet and Maxwell - Rowena edits a chapter of this book on a quarterly basis

 

Associations

 

Chancery Bar Association

 

Property Bar Association

 

R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals

 

Career & Education

 

BA (Hons), Law – Emmanuel College, Cambridge University 2008-2011 (First Class)

 

James Crouch Scholarship – Gray's Inn, 2011-2012

 

BPTC – Kaplan Law School, 2011-2012 (Outstanding)

 

Advocacy Scholar – Kaplan Law School, 2011-2012

 

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