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Year of Call: 1989


T: 0117 4507920

Clerk: Justin Emmett


Jeremy specialises in commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on all aspects of contentious insolvency (corporate insolvency, LLPs, partnerships and bankruptcy), company law (including directors’ duties, shareholder disputes and unfair prejudice petitions), company directors’ disqualification proceedings and BROs, disciplinary, licensing and regulatory proceedings involving insolvency practitioners (acted for the ICAEW on and bank recovery proceedings (charges, mortgages, guarantees and indemnities). He has appeared in over 25 reported insolvency and CDDA cases.

He has considerable practical experience of directors’ disqualification proceedings. He frequently represents directors, including in the high-profile World of Leather, Time Computers, Finelist, Farepak and UKLI disqualification cases. He is a contributor to Mithani: Directors’ Disqualification (Butterworths).

Jeremy is a Council Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and is a member of the ILA Technical Committee.

For many years he has been ranked as a leading junior for his Restructuring & Insolvency, Company and Chancery work in Chambers & Partners directory.

  • Jeremy is very methodical and never misses a thing. He is also strong on his feet and very persuasive

    Legal 500
  • Jeremy is very accessible and reassuring in a difficult situation

    Legal 500
  • He is regarded as a go-to for banking and insolvency litigation

    Chambers and Partners
  • Very strong knowledge of the insolvency legislation and underlying case law

    Legal 500
  • Able to quickly identify the pertinent issues and to interpret in the commercial context. Comfortable working both technically with lawyers but also direct with clients. Sets realistic deadlines and always delivers. Clear focus when making oral submissions

    Legal 500
  • Just as smooth as silk: unflustered, equable yet persistent.

    Chambers UK
  • Very meticulous but he's got a quiet authority that judges find quite seductive and persuasive. He's very good in cross-examinations and he's a very good advocate.

    Chambers UK
  • Technically outstanding and user-friendly. If you have a real technical matter he is a good man to have on the team.

    Chambers UK
  • He is a great advocate and superb at cross-examining. Truly impressive on his feet.

    Chambers UK
  • He pays great attention to detail and has a good depth of knowledge regarding insolvency law.

    Chambers UK
  • Very methodical, fastidious, very precise and hugely knowledgeable. He is very good to do to if you want precise answers.

    Chambers UK
  • Capable, experienced, sensible and a very fair operator.

    Chambers UK
  • He is very analytical and strong on the technical side of things.

    Chambers UK
  • He brings not only considerable technical experience, but a real understanding of the situations his clients are facing.”

    Chambers UK
  • He’s very strong on the details of a case and has an encyclopedic knowledge of directors’ disqualification case law.

    Chambers UK
  • He is thoughtful, professional and has a very good intellect.

    Chambers UK
  • He’s always meticulously prepared and is a persuasive advocate.

    Chambers UK
  • Highly experienced and very well respected.

    Chambers UK
  • Very technically competent, thorough and precise.

    Chambers UK
  • Very sharp, methodical and an excellent problem solver.

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

Campbell College, Belfast

Pembroke College, Oxford (BA Jurisprudence 2.1)

Inns of Court School of Law

Called to the Bar (Lincolns Inn) 1989

Council Member of Insolvency Lawyers Association

Member of the Chancery Bar Association


Insolvency and the Enterprise Act 2002 (Jordans)

Mithani: Directors’ Disqualification (Butterworths)