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Year of Call: 1989

E: jeremybamford@enterprisechambers.com

T: 0117 4507920

Clerk: Justin Emmett

Profile

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 boo.com) 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, having been appointed to the Attorney General’s CDDA provincial panel and is now appointed as Junior Counsel to the Crown Regional A Panel. 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, Academic Forum and Website Committees.

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

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

    Chambers UK 2017
  • 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 2017
  • Technically outstanding and user-friendly. If you have a real technical matter he is a good man to have on the team.

    Chambers UK 2017
  • He is a great advocate and superb at cross-examining. Truly impressive on his feet.

    Chambers UK 2018
  • He pays great attention to detail and has a good depth of knowledge regarding insolvency law.

    Chambers UK 2018
  • Very methodical, fastidious, very precise and hugely knowledgeable. He is very good to do to if you want precise answers.

    Chambers UK 2018
  • Capable, experienced, sensible and a very fair operator.

    Chambers UK 2018
  • He is very analytical and strong on the technical side of things.

    Chambers UK 2018
  • He brings not only considerable technical experience, but a real understanding of the situations his clients are facing.”

    Chambers UK 2019
  • He’s very strong on the details of a case and has an encyclopedic knowledge of directors’ disqualification case law.

    Chambers UK 2019
  • He is thoughtful, professional and has a very good intellect.

    Chambers UK 2019
  • He’s always meticulously prepared and is a persuasive advocate.

    Chambers UK 2019
  • Highly experienced and very well respected.

    Chambers UK 2019
  • Very technically competent, thorough and precise.

    Chambers UK 2019
  • 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

Publications

Insolvency and the Enterprise Act 2002 (Jordans)

Mithani: Directors’ Disqualification (Butterworths)