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Year of Call: 2000

E: niallmcculloch@enterprisechambers.com

T: +44(0)2074059471

Clerk: Michael Ireland

Clerk: Luke Clark

Profile

Niall specialises in commercial law (including commercial fraud), offshore and international work (notably in the BVI as well as other jurisdictions), insolvency and restructuring and company law (with a particular emphasis on shareholder disputes). He regularly appears in the Commercial Court, the Chancery Division and in the BVI Commercial Court. He also regularly appears in arbitrations including inter alia ad hoc, LCIA.

  • He is an excellent, robust barrister who has achieved good results. In person he comes across as considered and knowledgeable, while his written work is also excellent.

    Chambers & Partners Global 2019
  • Clients love him as he always strikes up a great rapport and leaves no stone unturned.

    Chambers & Partners Global 2019
  • He is a conscientious and tenacious barrister who is a pleasure to work with.

    Chambers & Partners Global 2019
  • He has a good eye for a huge amount of detail, he absorbs massive amounts of information and doesn't seem to get fazed by it.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • He quickly grasps complex facts and is able to sift through that to work out the relevant legal points that need addressing. The way he conducts himself is exemplary, his legal knowledge is very impressive as well.

    Chambers & Partners 2018
  • Probably the most user-friendly barrister I have worked with, and also one of the sharpest minds.

    Legal 500, Commercial Litigation, 2019
  • First-rate analytical skills.

    Legal 500 2017
  • He is very bright, a pleasure to work and has first-rate analytical skills.

    Legal 500 2017

Practice Areas

Significant Cases

Career and Associations

BA Jurisprudence, Oriel College, University of Oxford (First Class Honours)

Oriel College Prize for Jurisprudence

Elected Scholar of Oriel College

Elected Exhibitioner of Oriel College

MA University of Dundee (First Class Honours (starred 1st, rank 1)

Called to the Bar 2000

Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn

Called to the Bar, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, November 2003

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association

Member of the Commercial Bar Association

Member of INSOL International

Member of CLIPs Scheme

Publications

Contributor to Gore-Browne on Companies

Contributor to Enterprise Chambers’ Annotated Guide to Insolvency Legislation and Practice

Corporate Rescue and Insolvency (2014) 1 CRI 13, 1 February 2014, “Universalism and territoriality: foreign creditor elections in insolvency and anti-suit injunctions”.